Swimming Pool BasicsAll inground swimming pools need to have the following items for them to run properly.
Below is a typical set up of most inground swimming pools. Please note setup will vary depending on pool size, shape, and construction.
Inground Swimming Pool
If your Swimming Pool has a Spa attached to it the set up is very similar to the above with the exception of the Spa and a few more valves. Below is a typical set up for a Pool with a Spa.
Inground Swimming Pool with Spa
Another common combination is to add a solar heater to help heat up your swimming pool. These panels are often located on the roof of the house and collect heat using the sun.
Inground Swimming Pool with Spa and Solar Heater
There is more swimming pool equipment that can be plumbed into your swimming pool system, but this will be discussed later on this site. If you do not see a pool or spa setup that looks like yours please click here Jandy Valve Plumbing Schematics for more plumbing schematics. Let's continue on with how the system works by starting with the Suction Side (Skimmer and Main Drain)
Continue to Pool Skimmer and Main Drain