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Draining treated water on lawn?

Postby EZduzit » Wed 18 Jul, 2007 19:08

I just bought a small abpove ground pool (12 foot) for my 3 1/2 year old grandaughter that we are raising. I've used it several times but have never had it up over 6 days so as not to kill the grass.

Well, it's a lot of trouble to drain it, let the grass grow for a few days and then put it up again so I've decided to heck with the grass, I'm just going to put it up and use the filter, buy a test kit, and add chemicals. We're having a lot of fun with it and I may buy a bigger pool next year.

I'm a newbie and am wondering, when I decide to drain the pool this fall can I drain it out on my grass or should I run a hose to the sewer drain?

Thanks for you help.


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Postby Guest » Wed 18 Jul, 2007 21:20

I drain off my pool into the grass and it's never died from *chemical exposure*. I would think your biggest concern should be if your yard can handle such a big drain or will it flood out? If it 's not capable of all that water, I'd run a hose. I'm gonna run a hose so I don't loose sand under my new pool. :wink:
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Re: Draining treated water on lawn?

Postby Backglass » Thu 19 Jul, 2007 08:46

EZduzit wrote:I'm a newbie and am wondering, when I decide to drain the pool this fall can I drain it out on my grass or should I run a hose to the sewer drain?


Drain it on your lawn. The grass will thank you for it. :)
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Postby Cheri » Fri 20 Jul, 2007 16:41

It won't hurt the yard at all.
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Postby Guest » Sat 21 Jul, 2007 10:12

Thanks for the answers people. I didn't think the chemicals would hurt the lawn much if any, but it's better safe then sorry.

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