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Can a swimming pool overflow when the water level gets high?
OF course they can unless they have overflow drains built in.After all they are just large vessels and will only hold a certain amount.
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If your pool filter is equipped with a multi-port valve, you canuse the waste position to remove excess water. The waterwill come out of your backwash line, but will not go …throuh thefilter. If you have a DE filter this will mean that you do not needto add more DE. . If you don't have a multi-port valve on the filter you canbackwash the filter. Remember if you have a DE filter you will needto add more DE through the skimmer when you have lowered the waterlevel. If you get a lot of rain annually it might be prudent to purchase adecent size portable pump to which you can attach a hose. Some ofthese pumps have a float valve in order to shut the pump down whenthe water surface level reaches the pump. Those and or all pumpshave to be monitored so that you do not completely empty the pool.Use discretion as to the location or level at which the pump isplaced. In other words don't put the pump at the bottom of the poolif you only want to drop the water a few inches. I would also notpump the pool down in situations where there is only one smallrain, unless it is evident that the water is coming over the copingor running out of the skimmer lid and there is more rain due. Thereasoning is that if you pump out too much water and it stopsraining then you have to add more water manually or let theautomatic fill work. A waste of resources.
If your swimming pool holds 6400 gallons of water and is 18 foot around by 4 foot how high is the water level in the swimming pool?
Answer . 3.35 feet. 18 x 18 x 3.35 x 5.9 = 6403 gallons
The water will irritate your skin.
You might just let it evaporate if there is no rain in the forcast. You could just backwash the filter for a longer period to lower the levels being sure to replace the lost f…ilter aid or D. E.
Similar to the toilet cistern when the water falls below a certain level a valve is released that allows water to enter the pool from the supply.
pH range for swimming pools is normally between 7.2 and 7.6
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Hi this is Bill Soukup with Commercial Pools. It depends on what you consider high chlorine levels to be. Most pools, commercial and residential should run a minimum of 2 PPM …to control giardia and E coli. Most commercial pools should run chlorine levels 3 to 5 PPM on a regular basis. Residential pools can run just under these levels. At about 5 PPM you might start ruining some of your equipment, especially your copper heat exchanger. At about 10 PPM you will ruin swim suits. Cheap swim suits might get ruined well under 10 PPM. It wouldn't make sense to swim in a pool with the chlorine level over 10 PPM. With this said, you would have to be well over that for any physical dangers. Does it cost more to run higher chlorine levels? I don't think so. Actually our customers who run low levels spend more because they have to purchase extra chemicals such as clarifiers, algaecides, etc. Our company believes that you use about the same amount of chlorine per month at 2 PPM as you would with 5 PPM. We don't see any change in our customer's monthly orders. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Can_you_swim_in_a_pool_with_high_chlorine_levels#ixzz1DJyPz8Tp .
Swimming pools are usually designed with skimming in mind For example most large public pools have wet deck skimming where the water runs back to filtration from the surface i…nto a grate lining the edge of the pool. these pools have balance tanks and are always full from top to bottom. the average backyard pool however only has a small fixed skimmer or 2, for these to work properly the water has to be kept at the correct level unless a floating pool skimmer has been installed. If it has you can let the water go as high as you like without loosing surface skimming.
simple drain a bit of it
Most pools have a backwash function in the filtration system that is connected to a drain line. It is normally used to remove debris from the filter . It actually uses water f…rom the pool to do it thereby removing water.
I think it all depends on how acidic the pool is, if its not far over the level then i think its OK but personally i wouldn't. :-)
It's not harmful, but definitely not good. Make sure the pool is level before trying to swim.
Two reasons: First, the volume of a human body is quite low compared to the volume of even a moderate sized swimming pool. If you jump into an Olympic-sized pool, you're on…ly going to increase the water depth by a small fraction of an inch. Second, they have overflow drains to prevent it.
Set your filter to Backwash or Waste, but don't leave it. Empty out what you do not want and return filter to Filtration
In pH Levels
Not advisable due to .. High pH will increase the likelihood of cross-contamination between bathers. Germs will survive longer in a high pH. High pH also makes your eyes mor…e vulnerable to redness from chlorine. High pH can also send the water cloudy as the calcium comes out of solution and begins to scale. Cloudy pools are dangerous for safety reasons.
In a word, Yes. Phosphates are really a non issue. Phosphates are an algae food but IF YOU ARE MAINTAINING PROPER FREE CHLORINE LEVELS for the CYA level in your pool they are …a non issue and you will not get algae. Phosphates are also often not the limiting factor in algae growth. Nitrates are also algae food and the only way to remove nitrates from pool water is by water change. There is not a nitrate remover that a pool store can sell you so nitrates are not normally tested. Phosphate removers have become big business and big profits for pool stores and chemical distributors but they are an entirely unnecessary product 99% of the time if proper pool maintenance is followed. High phosphate water is perfectly safe to swim in.