I just bought a house with an inground pool and have been using BBB for pool maintenance. While that is working out well, I am having a host of problems with my equipment. My pumps (suction and booster) are constantly leaking. The impeller on the booster pump just burnt out and the pool guy told me that was because the pump was running without water.
I did notice that the water level was at the bottom of the skimmer basket. So it was probably not getting water from the skimmer. Shouldn't the pump get water from the main drain in that case? Does that mean that my main drain is not working? How can I confirm that? Do I need to change the valve in the skimmer (the one that switches to main drain when the water level is low)?
Apologies if I did not use the right terms. Still learning the terminology!!