Be Cool With Your PoolBe Cool With Your PoolThe average pool evaporates its entire contents (16,000 gallons) each year! Get tips to efficiently manage your pool and reduce your water-use.<div class="ExternalClassB2C209F3B8A24F1C91CC8D839F42694D"><div>Keep pool water level lower to reduce water loss caused by splashing. </div><div> <br> </div><div>Meter the water that refills the pool; if you notice a sharp increase, you may have a leak. ​​​<br></div><div> <br> </div><div>Direct pool filter backwash water to plants or use it for other beneficial purposes. Or, use cartridge filters that can be cleaned without having to backwash. </div><div> <br> </div><div> <a href="http://www.amwua.org/" target="_blank">Install a pool ​cover </a>to prevent water evaporation from your pool. In Phoenix, the average evaporation rate is appro​ximately 6 feet per year. 90%-95% of pool and spa water lost to evaporation can be saved by installing a pool cover.</div></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/waterservicessite/Lists/WAMCalendar/Attachments/29/Swimming-pool.jpg4/25/2021 7:00:00 AM