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    Neighbor Drains Pool Into the Swale Between Our Houses...Question

    Hello Fellow Members, I live in a subdivision that has fairly strict HOA rules. I moved here 5 years ago and noticed that after heavy rains, my neighbor drains the pool into his back yard. He does not have an underground drain to bring the water to the front curb and when he drains his pool in...
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    CYA Question

    Does CYA stratify in the pool? Is CYA of lower density than water and stays on the water surface? The reason I ask is because it seems like I lose quite a bit of CYA after the pool overflows during an average rain event. My perception is that to lose so much CYA is because it accumulates at the...
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    Maytronics Active 30i - First Impressions

    I just purchased this Robot from Marina pools and received it last Friday May 1. Marina has a very good price for these robots. The new robot, named Tony, is replacing a Pentair Racer named Buddy. The Racer is a pressure side cleaner. It lasted 3 seasons. The Racer performed well, but is at the...
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    Stenner Pump - 120 VAC GFCI Breaker Trips - Pentair EasyTouch 8 Relay

    My Stenner pump trips randomly. It may run for several days without a trip. I run it up to 60 minutes twice a day for a total of 120 minutes. Its the 10 GPD size Stenner. When it first happened I got me a GFCI circuit tester and it shows that the circuit is wired correctly. See below for some...
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    CYA (Stabilizer) Testing Question

    Hello, I understand that CYA protects Chlorine by providing a shield on the surface of the water. (Correct me if I am wrong). If CYA does not mix homogeneously with water, then what is the best depth to sample it for testing. It seems to me that the deeper you collect the sample the less CYA...
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    Pentair FNS 60 Drain Plug Leaking - Suggestions Requested

    I just opened and cleaned the Pentair FNS 60 DE filter. I removed and reinstalled the bottom drain plug to clean the filter. I put some teflon tape on the plug threads. Reassembled the filter. Loaded the new DE. Now I found out I have a drip out of the bottom plug.I tried tightening but it is...