Public Service Reminder: It’s Time to Get Those Backyard Pools Opened for the Kids

Posted by in Lightning, Snow Loads, Swimming Pools, Wind Damage | May 15, 2017

Figure 1 Swimming pool before opening.

The damage to this swimming pool was not from lightning, as evidenced by the lack of charred or melted materials and a lack of damage to the electrical equipment.

The damage to this swimming pool was not from wind, as evidenced by the lack of excessive winds and the outward bulging of the pool wall which is characteristic of damage from the pressure of water in the pool.

The damage to this swimming pool is not recent, as evidenced by the mature and widespread plant growth on the pool bottom.

The damage to this swimming pool was not from impact, as evidenced by the lack of any impact marks on the pool.

Nevertheless, this is a reminder to you parents – “It is almost Memorial Day Weekend.  Get that pool ready for some family fun this weekend.”

Disclaimer