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Answered 2008-04-18 22:01:48

There is a gauge on the filter that will indicate this. when as the pressure gets higher it indicates that there is a build up of dirt and the filter needs cleaning or backwashing. another indicator is if you note a marked reduction in suction at the static skimmer of the pool.

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