What is the best pool cover to stop evaporation. I have a half in, half out above ground swimming pool. At the moment I fill pool up every couple of days depending on the weather. Where I live it is harsh conditions in summer, temp never under 30 degree Celsius. Can you help in picking a good pool cover, something that will reflect the heat Ray's away. Any help would be grateful.
Thanks for the question Michael. Probably the best way to reduce evaporation is to use a cover. The most economical and easiest kind is called a solar cover, or solar blanket. Sometimes it's called liquid solar cover/blanket. It can help reduce evaporation up to 60 - 70%. I'm not sure what they're called in Australia, but that's what they're called in the US. However, there is a drawback. Solar covers trap heat inside the pool which will cause the water to be even warmer than it already is.
You can also invest in an automatic pool cover. You can put pretty much any kind of cover on it you want, from solar to safety cover to whatever. But again, with any kind of cover it will trap some heat inside the pool.