If your pool lost water overnight and it is more than the quarter-inch due to evaporation, you probably have a leak. Evaporation accounts for a minor amount of water lost each day. Losing a half-inch or move overnight indicates a problem.
There are three primary reasons why your pool is losing water:
- Excessive splashing
Leaks are the most frequent cause of water loss issues. Evaporation can be minimized but is normal. The easiest reason to avoid is excessive splashing.
A common question among Florida swimming pool owners is, "How much evaporation is normal?" Knowing this will help you determine whether your decreasing pool water level is a result of evaporation or a leak.