Do you wonder “how long should I run my pool pump every day?” In an ideal world, you might want to run your pool pump non-stop night and day to achieve maximum water circulation. But hang on to your hat — don’t run out and change your pump settings just yet. Running your pool pump 24/7 would make your utility bill skyrocket. And besides, to tell you the truth, it isn’t practical or even necessary. So, what’s the answer? Let’s take a look at what your pool pump is supposed to do and how to use it in the most efficient way.