This pool hadn't been used for more than 20 years. The lady who owned the home didn't use it anymore and wanted some back yard to enjoy. I began with draining the pool out down to the dirt and sludge.
In Progress Pictures
During the process of busting up the concrete pool and decking, the pool began to refill with water from the water table. I had to keep the pump running to be able to continue work.
Filling in and Leveling the Ground
As I busted up the concrete and caved it in, I filled around it with dirt and compacted it. I layered concrete and dirt to prevent air pockets.
Graded and Ready for Sod