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Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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thinking about installing a backyard pool? Let your mind wander to your wish list. Do you want a pool for fitness, entertaining, relaxing, or all of the above? Does your mouth water over thoughts of marinated jumbo shrimp sizzling on the poolside barbie? How about reclining on a chaise while the Sox play on the flat screen in the cabana? Like any massive, costly, permanent home upgrade, planning the pool complex is the key to avoiding expensive — and sometimes dangerous — regrets. The Three Ps: Proper Pool Placement Building code setbacks will dictate, at least in part, where to dig. "Each town has different requirements," says builder Peter Fallon. You'll need to steer clear of septic tanks, wells, sewer lines, and wetlands. Topographical issues, like We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 3 hills and ledge, add to the challenge, as 46 W M A N N P H OTO G R A P H Y; C O U R T E S Y O F M E Y E R & M E Y E R A R C H I T E C T U R E A N D I N T E R I O R S D AW N D E L L A S A N TA - S WA N N writer

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