I have a VERY small yard that is graded in a way that drains all of the water in the yard to one corner. I did this on purpose so that I could get it all out with a sump pump. In this wet corner there is a small sump with a pump in it for drainage purposes. This works out quite well in my situation.
There is really only one way to shoehorn a pool into my yard and have it meet all the code requirements (clearances, distance from power lines, etc.) for my area. As a result, it turns out that the most logical place to put my equipment pad is right in the corner where my sump pump is.
I want to build my equipment pad a foot or so above the ground in the corner above my sump pump. I have been kind of wondering if this will be noisy (vibration) with the pump (1/2 hp whisperflo) running on top of what is essentially a small wooden deck. The deck would be L - shaped, about 4 x 4 with a 2 x 2 square cut out of one corner. The sump would be directly below the cartridge filter, which will be in the corner of the L.
Does anyone have any ideas if the noise will even be an issue? Anybody know a better way than putting the equipment on a wooden deck?
I know I could isolate the pump vibration with some rubber feet or something. I'm just looking for something I may not have considered.