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How do I backwash my filter?

When the filter pressure rises 8-10 PSI over the clean starting pressure it is time to backwash. Turn the pump off and rotate the multi-port valve to backwash. Turn on the pump and the dirty water will flow out the waste line. Once the water runs clear in the valve’s sight tube, turn off the pump. Rotate the valve to rinse. Turn on the pump for 20-30 seconds. This will clean out the plumbing lines and reset the sand bed. Turn off the pump, rotate the valve to filter position and begin to filter. Take a reading of this new clean starting pressure, so you have a reference point for the next backwash cycle. Run water into the pool during this process.

Posted in: Sand Filters

Posted by: admin on June 23, 2011 @ 6:47 pm
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