Just set a bucket out and mark it for evap loss
I like the idea of someone else collecting the average data. But I'll still need to calculate the area of the surface of my pool to get gallons, right? And it's freeform, so I can guessitmate, or use the meter to get a better number. Then I can apply the area to the data. Thanks for that.No need to measure. Simply look up your evapotranspiration zone -
You can also look up class A Pan Evaporation data here -
It should be close enough for estimating.
Matt figured out the capacity, and taught me how to, if I later adjust the hardness setting. The reserve will have to remain a mystery. Thanks for tryin'. I appreciate that.Dirk I skimmed your manual, no mention of reserve capacity or just plain old capacity so it won't tell you.
My main goal throughout this exercise was to determine if my model can keep up with the house and pool, and we've done that. If CH get's by the softener now and then, it'll be such a small amount that splash out will take care of it. It's been six months and my CH actually went down due to my experiment with rain water, so one way or another I've solved my CH-rise issue for good. And now I know it'll be fine through the other six months of the year, too. Thanks to you and Matt.It will work great but knowing you, you will want something better. Mine blinks back and forth from time and gallons remaining.
Gallons remaining would be awesome, but not worth replacing a softener to get it. Maybe for the next one I buy...