Leak Detection Process
Through conversations with the pool owner and observations of the pool, confirm that the leak symptom being observed is indeed the result of a leak. A "Bucket Test" can be performed to determine how much of the observed water loss is due to evaporation and how much is due to a leak. The bucket test is performed by placing a bucket of water on the pool step and marking the water level in both the bucket and swimming pool with tape. If there is a leak, the pool will lose more water than the bucket. Other tests such as the "Pump On/Pump Off Test" will provide a useful base of information that will be helpful as you continue the leak detection process.
Pressure Test Plumbing Lines
Regardless of the suspected location of the leak, a pressure test of all plumbing lines should be done to confirm whether they do or do not have a leak.
Pinpoint Leaks in Vinyl Liner
The LeakTrac 2200 utilizes proven technology to find vinyl liner leaks fast, without dye, without draining the pool and without getting into the water. The LeakTrac 2200 eliminates the frustrating, expensive and time consuming task of visually inspecting every inch of a liner. While standing on the deck the operator is able to first establish a leaks general area, then pinpoint even the smallest leaks in minutes.