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  • Lower Cost Anti-Entrapment Invention Hits Market

    Three industry pioneers are introducing a lower-cost, anti-entrapment product aimed at the residential market

  • Smart Water

    In the past few years the aquatics industry has experienced an aggressive use of mandates (Virginia Graeme Baker Act, ADA compliance, APSP codes).

  • First VGBA Lawsuit Ends in Settlement

    A Settlement has been reached in the first-known lawsuit involving drain entrapment and citing the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • ADA Deadline Lacks Sense of Urgency

    When the Americans with Disabilities Act standards compliance deadline of March 15 was originally announced, some professionals likened it to the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • Techs Are Avoiding VGB Work

    Many service technicians are no longer comfortable performing work meant to bring about compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Act.

  • Clean Up VGB

    Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • 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.

  • Pool Safely Campaign Set to Heat Up in 2011

    Last year the Consumer Product Safety Commission unveiled this multifaceted campaign to promote pool safety and the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act

  • VGB x 1,000?

    For the aquatics industry, the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act confirmed the worst fears about government regulation: It was carelessly crafted, poorly communicated, arbitrarily enforced and blindly implemented.

  • CPSC Unveils New Programs

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission has begun rolling out two final mandates of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act