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  • On-site Solution

    Among the possible vacuum-breaking systems named in the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act is a suction-limiting vent.

  • SVRS Manufacturer Initiates Partial Recall

    Vacless Systems Inc. is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to conduct a recall of about 1,600 of its safety vacuum release systems.

  • Hayward Launches Commercial Division

    Hayward Industries has launched a commercial division

  • VGB Unblockable Drains Questioned

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission and International Code Council both recently heard requests to alter their language as it relates to entrapment safety.

  • California Moves Forward on VGB Legislation

    California’s legislature has passed a highly anticipated bill to address the Pool and Spa Safety Act, and is moving forward on other legislation likely to impact the aquatics industry.

  • VGB Act-Related Sales Rising

    An uptick in sales of drain covers and suction vacuum release systems (SVRS’s) indicates increasing awareness of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act among pool operators

  • Piecing it Together

    To truly grasp the uncertainty surrounding the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, you need only speak briefly with any government official, or even an aquatics industry representative.

  • CPSC Finalizes Commercial Safety Requirements

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission is sticking to the Dec. 19, 2008, deadline for commercial pools to comply with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • Dazed and Confused

    200 days. As of June 1 that’s about how much time left the industry has to comply with the federal Virginia “Graeme” Baker Pool and Spa safety Act.

  • Industry Beacon' Passes Away

    Jules Field, former owner and publisher of