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Pool Water Conservation using Solar Covers

As introduction to this discussion let it be said that the goal is the cause of water conservation.



Every year swimming pools are wasting billions of gallons of water that can be saved. In areas suffering from water shortages, "It takes only 200 pools using covers to save an entire 3.5 million gallon tank of city drinking water." It's well known that pool bubble covers are inexpensive and pay for themselves by lowering your water bill and chemical costs, so why… Continue

Added by David Hoff on December 9, 2009 at 12:17pm — 1 Comment

WASTED WATER IN CALIFORNIA

In THEORY based on 2 MILLION POOLS

(if anyone knows the exact number of AG+IG pools in CA please reply in comments)



Here is the formula:



Length * Width * Average Depth * Multiplier = Gallons

Determine the Multiplier:

Rectangle, square, or free-form pool:multiplier = 7.5.

Round or Oval pool: multiplier = 5.9



So if in theory there were 2 million pools in CA and we average the aboveground and inground multiplier to 6.5; then average… Continue

Added by David Hoff on December 4, 2009 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

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