My Pool Is Only Losing Water When My Pump Is Running

My Pool Is Only Losing Water When My Pump Is Running

Okay, picture it… You walk out to your pool and notice that the water level is lower than normal. So, you play around with the filter and valves and add more water. A few days go by and you notice the water level is low again. Suddenly, it hits you, “My pool is only losing water when my pump is running.”

Great.

As the pool expert you are, you know that it’s not ideal not to have your pump running. Though, what you don’t know is why your pool is only losing water when the pump is running.

Let’s dig a little further…

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How To Prevent Swimming Pool Evaporation

Did you know that the number one way swimming pools lose water is through evaporation? According to the Department of Energy, 70% of water loss in pools and spas is through evaporation. Of course, you also have leaks- which probably accounts for the second reason. But, how can you tell the difference? How do you prevent swimming pool evaporation?

Are you losing water because of everyday science or are you losing water because you have a leak somewhere? Honestly, both answers warrant an explanation, don’t you think? Let’s dig a little deeper.  (more…)

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