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pool in a high water table?

Posted by chris11895 (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 29, 11 at 9:58

Hi, we are in the planning process of new construction and would like to put an in ground pool in. We just found out our water table is about 8" below the surface. Is it at all possible to construct a pool in this type of land? Because it will be new construction we can do some re-grading and/or install drainage systems if necessary. Any info on if this can be done is greatly appreciated!


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RE: pool in a high water table?

Yes, pools are built in areas with a high water table. PB's will usually use well points outside the pool area to pump the water away while construction tasks are performed.
I've seen entire subdivisions being pumped during the installation of utilities and roadways.
If the high water table is common in your area, there is sure to be a few PB's that know how to handle it. Good luck.

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