Fill the pool to a normal level.
Place the bucket on a pool step with the
brick or heavy rock in the bottom to weigh it down.
Fill the bucket ¾ of the way up.
Once the water has settled, use the grease
pencil or electrical tape to mark the water level on
both the pool and the bucket.
Allow the pump to run for 24 hours, and then compare the
two water levels.
If the water level in the pool has dropped faster than
the water in the bucket you probably have a leak, in
this case please perform the bucket test again with the
pump off for 24 hours and contact us with the results.
If the water level in the bucket has dropped faster than
the pool water, the dog is probably drinking from the
Phone consultations are free if you have any questions
regarding this process.
*At your own
risk. Care should be taken when placing, moving,
and adjusting bucket and weight (rock, brick, or other)
as to prevent damage. We are able to provide an
electronic leak analysis if you prefer.