How to Drain an Inground Swimming Pool

From AAA Pool Service

Most people don't realize that draining an inground pool can be potentially dangerous.  A catastrophic accident can easily occur if a swimming pool is completely drained at an inopurtune time.  Given the exorbitant rain experienced recently throughout the Country, this article is particularly important to heed.

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Why Draining Your Inground Swimming Pool Could Be Dangerous

From ThoughtCo.

Many non-professional, and even some professional pool contractors don't understand that draining a pool can actually lead to a disastrous situation.  Water is one of the most destructive forces in nature, and hydrostatic pressure can literally destroy a swimming pool in an instant.  This post from ThoughtCo. addresses whether draining different types of swimming pools can be dangerous.

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Draining a swimming pool: Do you know where the water goes?

From Simi Valley Acorn

In areas in which swimming pools are put away for the Winter and re-opened for the Summer, the opening of the pool is a ritual that is always a harbinger of warmer swimming weather.  One of the tasks undertaken while opening a pool for the Summer is draining down the swimming pool to remove debris, and to restart the swimming pool water balance for the upcoming season.  Environementally conscious people may ask where the swimming pool discharge is going, and whether that is safe for the environment?  This post from Simi Valley Acorn addresses those concerns thoroughly, and hopefully will put the Earth conscious watchdogs at ease.

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