Matthew Simmons The Sandbar is open! Sadly, this is an all too common problem with sand filters but luckily there are some usual culprits that are easy fixes. Located at the bottom of your filter, this array of 6 — 8 perforated tubes are the last line of defense keeping sand from pouring into your pool. In a sand filter tank, water pours into the sand from the top where it filters its way down through the couple hundred pounds of sand to the bottom of your filter.
While a skimmer removes larger items such as leaves or insects, fine matter drifts to the bottom of the pool and forms a layer of sediment. Keeping the pool bottom clean requires a pump and filter combination, a pool vacuum or special debris-filtering equipment. Pump and Filter A pump and filter team up to remove fine debris from the pool water. The pump ensures that the water circulates through the filter, which removes fine particles. The filters typically are filled with sand, diatomaceous earth or zeolite, which can remove fine particles and chlorine odors.
Where is it Coming From? Deal with those problems first then we can deal with the sand or D. Filters White powder on the pool surfaces, sometimes mixed with dirt, With a D. A problem with the D. Filter, such as Broken Grids 2.