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Drain your pool water safely

backyard poolAs you get ready to close your pool for the summer, keep in mind that there is a right place and a wrong place to drain your pool water.

A recent Take Action Burlington article clearly explains the do’s and don’ts here: https://takeactionburlington.ca/2016/08/03/empty-your-pool-spa-or-hot-tub-the-right-way/.

 

Written by Marianne Meed Ward

A Better Burlington began in 2006 after my neighbours said they felt left out of city decisions, learning about them only after they’d been made.

As journalist for 22 years, I thought “I can do something about that” and a website and newsletter were born. They’ve taken various forms and names over the years, but the intent remains: To let you know what’s happening at City Hall before decisions are made, so you can influence outcomes for A Better Burlington.

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  1. Don’t know if you will reach the people that matter. I have already seen pool discharge out on the street presumably on its way to the storm sewer. Are pool service companies aware of these suggestions? For do it yourself home owners, maybe a flyer to the door in the areas with the most pools.

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