If your property has a pool or spa there are many ways you can make them more water smart. Many of these tips apply to paddling and temporary pools too.
Checking for leaks is an important part of a pool owner's maintenance routine. A tiny leak could result in a large amount of water loss. Signs of a leak include:
If the water level of your pool drops more than 3 centimetres within 24 hours, investigate for problems and consult a professional. If you suspect that your pool is leaking, follow these steps:
Fit your swimming pool or spa with a cover. A cover prevents up to 97 per cent of water evaporation, decreasing the amount of water and chemicals that you need to maintain your pool or spa.
If you are in the process of designing or intend to redesign your pool area, there are things you can do to improve water efficiency and reduce energy costs.
Source: https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/water/use/home/pool © State of Queensland, 2014.
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