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Anything you agree to pay is, generally, legal. So, it can be both legal and taking advantage. In other words, just because an arrangement is not fair, it is not, in and of itself, illegal.
Do not be afraid to negotiate a more equitable arrangement for the utilities, as the pool is going to use up the lion's share of the resources.
Yes, you need to negotiate the responsibility to pay for all the utilities carefully, including water. You should not be sharing water and heat expenses equally for a swimming pool not included in your lease.
You can negotiate with the landlord any deal you can bot work out for utility payments. If you do not want the reponsibility and expense of a swimming pool then this may not be the house for you.
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