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Definition

A method to test for a leak in a swimming pool. It involves placing a bucket on a step in a filled pool, and marking the water level both inside and outside the bucket. If after a period of time the water level on the outside has reduced more than the water level on the inside, there is probably a leak.

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Due to the varying environmental conditions during the tests, the results may be wrong.

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Swimming Pool Leak Repair Cost