How to plumb the control system

Pool pumps, pool filters and the plumbing of
swimming pools. Sand filters, cartridge filters,
fabric filters and alternative filter media.

How to plumb the control system

Postby stillwell1 » Thu 24 Apr, 2008 16:04

I am a new inground pool owner; 35,000gal. The pool controls are about 4-6' above the pool level. I have just bought a salt water cholrinator. The cholinator is equipped with a U shaped Manifold, which is installed upside down and has a by-pass flow valve running across the open part of the U. I have a polaris motor; attaches to a separate inlet and has a booster pump in line with the separate inlet. There is no heater.

Do I need to install a check valve between the filter and the pressure side of the filter pump? There is one now; it does not seem to work.

After the filter I am planning to install the Manifold. Between Manifold and the inlet I will remove the existing diverter valve & install a Tee or T-Y (which one?). One side of the Tee goes to the booster pump (a 3/4" or 1" line); the other side, 2" line, goes to the inlet pipe, which is split and feeds into (2) & (4) pool inlets. Is this ok? Does Booster Pump line need a check Valve? Any other advice is helpful. Thanks.

Return to “Pool Pumps, Filters, Plumbing & Piping”

Who is online at the Pool Help Forum

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest