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What is a Weir?

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A Hayward Weir replacement.

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Definition: A weir is a pivoting flap, door or dam in a skimmer that keeps bugs and leaves from re-entering a pool or spa by collecting the debris in a basket while letting water recycle through the filter system.

Pronunciation: wer, ˈwir

Common Misspellings: Wier, wear, weer, weyer

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