Rat in pool

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Rat in pool

Postby samstuart » Tue 19 Apr, 2011 10:43

I have just found a rat in my pool, it has only been there overnight. Do I need to drain or can I shock and run the pump for a few hours?

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Rat in pool

Postby chem geek » Tue 19 Apr, 2011 14:58

Remove the rat, shock the pool, and run the pump. You do not have to drain it. The chlorine will kill any pathogens from the rat.
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Rat in pool

Postby swimfit » Sun 08 May, 2011 03:20

Pool shocking is a must. Take extra care esp if you have kids entering the pool.

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