How to Drain Water from the Pool

drainSometimes during heavy rain, you may wish to lower the level of water in the pool.  If you have a Sand Filter, please follow the steps below:

Caution:
  • Do Not operate the filter valve while the pool pump is running.
  • Stay close to the power switch while keeping your body away from the filter.
  • Keep a close watch on the filter pressure gauge.
    (If filter pressure is high, shut down immediately)
Steps:
  1. Turn the pool pump power off.
  2. Fully depress and turn the filter valve to waste.
  3. Turn the pool pump power on until the water has been lowered to the required level.
  4. Turn the pool pump power off
  5. Fully depress and turn the filter valve to rinse
  6. Turn the pool pump power on for 30 seconds
  7. Turn the pool pump power off.
  8. Fully depress and turn the filter valve to Filter
  9. Turn the pool pump power on for 30 seconds
  10. Turn the Filtration Power back to auto

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