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Can the pool overflow from rain?

Water level is rising. Should the pump kick in on it's own, or do we need to do something to get extra water out before it overflows?

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A pool will over flow in the rain, the pool pump is only for circulating water not for draining overflow , you can go to a local pool supply and buy a pump to hook to a garden hose and drain it partially, be aware that the pump runs on electric power and you want to be careful not to drain the pool below the skimmer level or you will end up replacing the pool pump motor

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