or call 631-885-5621 Leak Detection Tests As the Pool owner you can do some analysis or troubleshooting to help steer us in the right direction or the Leak Location. We want to know whether you believe you are losing more water with the pump on or off. This helps determine whether the Leak is in the pipes or the inside or the pool. This helps determine whether a scuba dive or a pressure test is needed. Another test you can do is to see if the water level goes below the skimmers. Either you can shut off the skimmer valve & operate just of the main, or if no main just shut the pool pump completely. Or you can plug your pipes with winterizing plugs or Gizmos (remember to shut off the pump completely for the duration of the test).
If the question is whether there is an evaporation problem see: (not necessary if losing more than ¼-1/2” per day)
If your Pool has been Leaking for a long time (say years) it might make sense to test the whole pool – (a dive & a pressure test).
In our opinion it is always better for the homeowner to do some tests before scheduling us for a Leak Detection. Not only could this save you money, but possibly reducing the testing we have to do, but your will probably learn more about your pool.
Generally it is a better idea to take care of the pool leaks when first noticed. Leaks generally get larger over time. If Pool leaks continue for a long time that can lead to pretty significant erosion (especially in leaks inside vinyl liners) leading to structure failure, however typically there usually is not a problem even if you had the leak for a while.