Hello- we have just put up an Intex 18x48 metal frame round pool about 2 weeks ago. We live in central Illinois and since we have put the pool up it has rained almost every day since. We've had lots of storms, flash flooding and lots of accumulation. The problem is that
1. the ground is super soft and saturated with water
2. the pool is over filled due to rain water
3. the support poles are sunk into the ground 2 inches all around!
The pool is on even ground but we did not put a ground tarp down first (wish we would have)and when we have needed to let out extra water we splash it out over the top and of course it settles right at the sides which only make the ground softer. The plug at the bottom edge where you would hook a hose up to is now underneath and not reachable so we can't empty the excess water that way.
We have used a garden hose to get the excess water out and into the middle of the yard away from the pool- now it looks to be a little uneven- the water level on one side is about 1 1/2 inches lower than the other.
My question what are the chances it is going to collapse, and do we just need to drain and start over?????
Thanks for any advice you can give me!