Return jet pressure

susikay

Well-known member
Aug 6, 2008
45
Delaware
#1
Hello,
I just recently changed the sand in my filter after 5 years using the same sand(New pool) because I was having problems clearing up the green water upon opening.
So..... I have noticed a trikle of water on occasion coming from the top of the filter....beneath the band clamp.
The reason I am writing.....since changing the sand I have noticed a drop in the flow coming into the pool via the jets,should I be concerned ??
My new pressure gauge runs between 8-12 :?

Thanks for all your help
Suzi
 

Bama Rambler

Mod Squad
TFP Expert
LifeTime Supporter
Jun 22, 2009
22,816
SouthWest Alabama
#2
Did you lube the gasket good when putting the filter back together? If not you probably should take it back apart and clean and lube it well prior to reassembling it.

What did the gauge read before?
 

Bama Rambler

Mod Squad
TFP Expert
LifeTime Supporter
Jun 22, 2009
22,816
SouthWest Alabama
#6
Have you changed anything else except the sand?
Do you see bubbles in the pump basket?
With a lower pressure you're either moving more water or your pump is not pumping as much as before.