Premier Pools & Spas of Sacramento – Keith Harbeck (President) explains how swimming pools save water and can actually help during the drought crisis. [blockquote text=’Compared to a lawn which is typically what we remove, this yard now with the pool and decking area will use about 1/3 of the water that a lawn would use. – Keith Harbeck, President’ text_color=” width=” line_height=’undefined’ background_color=” border_color=”]  
Replacing your lawn with a covered swimming pool and drought friendly landscaping uses 70,000 gallons of water over five years compared to 200,000 gallons of water over the same time period with a traditional lawn. Interviewed by ABC News10 Sacramento KXTV – May 25, 2015.