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  1. Fun4Life67

    Pool water not rising

    We have had a couple of good showers this week. It rained all afternoon today and poured for a good while yet my pool water remains at the same level. It has not increased at all. It remains a just above the first screw. Any ideas why the water level is not increasing?
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    Water going some where

    I bought my pool last May. I opened for the first time in March. It has been running fine. I noticed yesterday the water was low, close to the bottom of the skimmer basket. I put about 4 inches of water in it. This evening when I went to go look at the pool the water level was right back down to...
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    Ph problems

    Cya 40, fc 5, ph 7.8, ch 60, ta 80, cc I guess 0. When I did the cc test the water didn't turn pink again so I'm assuming that means cc is 0. My ta was 110 all summer and my ph was steady at 7.5 and I was using liquid chlorine from Walmart. Since the end of August I've been using gv...
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    Expecting a lot of rain from sally

    We are expecting to get several inches of rain from hurricane Sally starting tomorrow. Should I drain some water from my above ground pool or just let it run over?
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    My ph has been running 7.4 and i have been keeping my fc at 7.We haven''t swam in it until today. First time we were in it. I put 2 quarts of chlorine in it at noon before we started swimming. At 7 i went to check ph and fc. Ph is yellow. So its too low, not even on the chart. Fc was at 6. Ta...
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    Do i need to check combined chlorine evetyday?
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    Muriatic Acid

    I just put my chlorine in. My ph was 110. I need it to come down to 70. I need to add muriatic acid. How long should i wait after putting in chlorine to put in muriatic acid? I have ph down. Its dry. I need to mix 24 oz in a bucket of water.
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    How to read CYA test

    Im doing the CYA test for the first time. I know to watch for the black dot to disapear. But should it be completely gone or just starting to disappear. If i can just barely see it then its not disapeared yet. Ive done the test a couple of times and im getting different readings. First time 60...
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    Sahara Dust Storm

    Im filling up my pool for the first time. I have about 25" in it right now. This Sahara dust storm is supposed to be coming in a couple of days. Is it going to put a bunch of dust in my pool? Should I do anything about that? Should I be concerned? Im in the Charlotte NC area.
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    Drainage around pool

    The graders were here yesterday and did the grading. I have a sloped back yard. On one side of the pool the yard will be about 2 feet high maybe a couple inches more. They will be here on monday to install the pool. If they install the pool real close to that high side i think water will go down...
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    Getting Started

    Hello everybody. Im excited, I bought my first pool a week ago. I live in Nc. They called today to schedule grading for June 9th. I was told after they set up the pool i would have to back fill around the pool with dirt to keep the sand from washing out from underneath. I do have a slope in my...