Filter pressure

mrm1682

Well-known member
Apr 25, 2021
50
NJ
Pool Size
13000
Surface
Vinyl
Chlorine
Salt Water Generator
SWG Type
Hayward Turbo Cell (T-CELL-5)
Vinyl inground pool is being built now and they recently finished all the wiring and plumbing and had me fill up prior to backfill which will be this week. They turned on the system to make sure pump, filter were good and no leaks or issues and it was fine but I noticed it was running around 20psi. It’s a Hayward sand filter and Hayward 2hp pump. Isn’t that fairly high? They said it was all good to go but figured I’d ask here too.
 

mknauss

Mod Squad
TFP Expert
Bronze Supporter
May 3, 2014
44,003
Laughlin, NV
Pool Size
6000
Surface
Fiberglass
Chlorine
Salt Water Generator
SWG Type
Pentair Intellichlor IC-40
If single speed pump, most likely correct. Horrible to install a single speed pump. Hope your electric rates are low. 2kW+ per hour consumption with that motor.

Getting rid of single speed pumps. On July 19, they will have to install VS motors on new and replacement motors.
 
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