Been a while again since I've wired an above ground pool. Just wanting some refresher ideas.
The pool will be 52" high which will qualify it as a "permanent pool". Pump motor is 1 1/2 hp. on 120 volts.
If I run a 30 amp 4 wire 240 volt line in pvc conduit minimum of 18" deep, out to a 4x4 post and keep it at least 6ft. from the pool, set a small 4 or 6 circuit weatherproof panel, then come out the bottom of the panel and set a weatherproof bell box and put a 20 amp. 120 volt twist lock recpt. protected by a 20 amp GFCI breaker in the box ( with an in use cover of course) (or wire it direct), then come back out of the panel and put a regular GFCI outlet with an in use cover for the convenience outlet requirement, then dig a small trench around the pool and install #8 solid grd. wire and bond it at least 4 times to the frame of the pool then back to the pump, will this work? There's something about bonding the water I don't completely understand if you can comment on.
Following all the above would result in a compliant install.
You may find that the skimmer unit supplied with the pool has a plate and lug to provide the water bond. IMHO, the AG pool mfgs should have to provide a point to connect the water bond, as it is required by the NEC.