sand in the pool

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sand in the pool

Postby mattb » Fri 30 May, 2008 16:32

I have an in ground pool with a side mount filter that is pumping sand into the pool. I am using an exterior vaccuum(catfish) to remove but its not helping much. what is the deal any suggestions on how stop this?

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Postby muss08 » Fri 30 May, 2008 21:07

If you are getting sand in the pool from the sand filter then chances are you have on or more broken laterals in the pool. The fix is removing the sand (the laterals are at the bottom) and replacing.
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