Vacuum for Organic Swimming Pools

David Pagan Butler
Friday, 4th July 2014

Natural swimming pools are a beautiful way to take a cool dip in the hot summer weather whilst creating habitats for a range of wildlife.

Although natural pools self clean, David Pagan Butler explains how creating your own cheap and simple vacuum will help get rid of the debris that sinks to the bottom.

Why not create your own pool? Check out david's DVD Natural Swimming Pools: A guide to designing and building your own, available from our Green Shopping site for a special price of £17.95

Further resources

The plunge pool - possibly the smallest of natural swimming pools

A case study into the positive effects of a natural swimming pool

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