Pools may not be drained until applications are reviewed and approved by the City. Applications submitted during non-business hours, including holidays and weekends, will not be reviewed or approved until the following business day. Draining pools more than once every three years is prohibited without approval of supporting documentation for the need to drain.
Pools may not be drained into sewer systems. Pools may not be drained when the Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control has declared a basin to be critical – Phone (559) 456-3292. Draining or refilling of swimming pools is prohibited during peak water use hours of 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.