Opening super green gunite pool, in area w/ very high water table

etbrown4February 25, 2014

I don't have the test readings on the water yet, but man do I have a green one this year!

Ideally I'd prefer to drain the water, however our water table is just a few feet below the ground surface. Don't want to float the pool!

Trying to vacuum this one will likely plug the sand filter in just a few seconds.

Curious what others have found to work with extreme algae upon opening.

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chickadee4

Our first Long Island , New York home had a vinyl lined 20 x40 inground pool that was left to the elements for over three years. The home was rented to college students at one time who swung from the LR window into the pool. The pool had amphibians, leaves, cement blocks and a black green belly of the beast appearance. Omg the pool gave off a horrible odor on top of the muck and algae on everything. The pool water was never emptied. The bicycles, cinder blocks, twigs, leaves, rocks, mice, toads and several what in the world is this item were removed. Within a week we had crystal clear water just by adding shock and bicarbonate.

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mac4lyfe

Only thing to do is to... Shock and Awe!

    Bookmark   April 2, 2014 at 3:04AM
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