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    empty swimmingpool question

    hi
    this is my swimmingpool in spain
    i gues this is called an above swimmingpool?



    so for the last 15 years its been full all winter
    now are we thinking of empty him this winter for 4-5-6 months

    any bad things can happen when he empty?
    or things i sure need to do when leave him empty?

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    Re: empty swimmingpool question

    They'll need more information, most likely. Things like what your winter is like, the water table level, etc.
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    Re: empty swimmingpool question

    average weather

    http://www.holiday-weather.com/benidorm/averages/

    water table level?
    is this water level in ground itself?

    if this is water table level? all ground here is rock

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    Re: empty swimmingpool question

    The real question is "Why do you want to empty it?". Your climate looks like it could freeze occasionally, which means you would have to empty all of your plumbing and the filter and pump and seal all the lines. I can't think of any benefit from not leaving the water in the pool.
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    Re: empty swimmingpool question

    hi
    i want to empty it because its verry dirty
    and if i take in account all the water i need to refill, all cleaning i need to do, and all electricity etc i would spend this winter
    i come out more cheap empty him, and refill him later

    there is no freezing here
    the lowest is about 4-5 degrees celsius it gets

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    Re: empty swimmingpool question

    Unless you can cover it, it will accumulate rain water over the winter and probably be fairly dirty in the spring.

    Is the pool surface plaster, tile or is it a liner?
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    Re: empty swimmingpool question

    More questions along those lines - What is it made of? Is it partially buried in the ground or does it rest on a foundation?
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    Re: empty swimmingpool question

    its concrete with tiles

    everything here is rock, with a thin layer of dirt/sand
    so basicly its build on rock

    here some fotos to make it more clear








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    Re: empty swimmingpool question

    Very interesting construction. You may wish to contact a builder to ask about the effects of air exposure and drying on the grout.
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