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    Mar 2012

    How often do you need to change your water?

    So I've maintained my pool for 3 years now. However, I realized that I never change my water!! I balance and chlorinate using the BBB method? Is it even necessary to change the water? How often should the water be changed?
    13,500 gallon above ground round pool. Vinyl Liner. Hayward S244T 3.1 cu ft sand filter. Hayward Powerflo 1HP pump (single speed induction). HTH 6-way test kit.

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    Apr 2010
    Buckeye, AZ 85326

    Re: How often do you need to change your water?

    From what I've learned on this site the only time you need to change water is to get you CYA in balance or for high calcium hardness.
    11,872 Gallon IG Shotcrete play pool
    Blue Granite Pebble Sheen finish
    Hayward SwimClear c4025, Navigator & Tristar 1.75hp pump
    2' Powerfall

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    May 2014
    Current: Singapore Previous: Clayton, Victoria, Australia

    Re: How often do you need to change your water?

    What he said. If you have any concerns then post your test results.

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    May 2009
    Fairmont, WV

    Re: How often do you need to change your water?

    The only time I've changed my water in the past 7 years was out of necessity. The liner had a tear that wasn't worth patching. I even did a baquacil conversion after the first 2 years of owning my pool and never changed it out. This method is tried and true!
    24 x 52 Round AG Outback Empire Pool 13,500 gal.
    1 HP Hayward Power-Flo pump w/Hayward 18" 150lb. sand filter
    TF-100 test kit & SpeedStir
    Wanda the Whale Vacuum

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    bobodaclown's Avatar
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    Apr 2011
    Lakeland, FL

    Re: How often do you need to change your water?

    No reason to change your water if it's properly maintained, some times CH gets out of control (CH doesn't go away) and tends to be in fill water, as water evaporates it (CH) stays behind.
    17K Kidney Shaped Pool Concrete (Diamond Bright) Pool, 3/4 hp 2 speed 115V Sta-rite Duraglas PEA5D-180L/P2R5D-181L (Impeller C105-92PS Diffuser C1-216P), 1.5 piping, Pentair CC100 Filter , Heat Siphon 100K BTU Heat Pump Pool Heater, Flow meter Blue White Flowmeter Model No. F-30150P, Hayward Astrolight SP0581N, SWCG CalimarTitanium Edition TE45 , Dolphin Nautilus Plus with CleverClean, Lakeland Florida

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