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Thread: Safety of a submersible pump while kids are in the pool

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    Safety of a submersible pump while kids are in the pool

    So I'm using a submersible pimp to aerate the pool. Of course when the kids see this thru want to use it as a fountain to play around with while they swim. Is something like that safe though? I get worried about them swimming when there's something powered by electricity in there as well.

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    Re: Safety of a submersible pump while kids are in the pool

    Better safe than sorry in my world so nope! You and I both know they will find a way to get it all the way in the pool and then............


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    Re: Safety of a submersible pump while kids are in the pool

    I'd fear more for the pump than the kids. But unplug it anyway.
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    Re: Safety of a submersible pump while kids are in the pool

    I wouldn't trust a sub pump in the pool with them... How hard would it be for you to add an additional line off of your pool plumbing for the aerator?

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