GROUND WATER!

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jhill0014
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GROUND WATER!

Postby jhill0014 » Wed 11 May, 2022 07:52

Hello. I am trying to do some patching on my inground pool but I can't eliminate all of the ground water in the deep end.
I have been pumping water out of an auxiliary ground water shaft that runs parallel to the deep end.
However, water is still coming up through the hydrostatic valve in the drain.

I feel I am spinning my wheels. Please help.


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Re: GROUND WATER!

Postby Denniswiseman » Wed 11 May, 2022 10:17

I would be inclined to to temporary block the hydrostatic valve (maybe put a weight on it) and work really fast to repair it at the low level while still pumping out from the ground water shaft
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Re: GROUND WATER!

Postby Teapot1 » Wed 11 May, 2022 11:32

Seconded
I may not give you the answer you want to hear, but I will give an honest opinion of your situation as you decribe it.

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