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Most electric pumps have a guard at the bottom to prevent leaves and such from getting into the pump. Unfortunately, you need to have usually about 1/2" to 1" of water in the pool for the pump to work. I would suggest trying to drain the remaining water with a hose.

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Q: If you have an inground gunite pool that was drained using the pump why can't you develop suction to drain it out now that there is only a bit in the bottom?
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