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  • Hayward Pledges $1 Million for VGB Compliance

    Hayward Pool Products, based in Elizabeth, N.J., will donate $1 million in the form of its proprietary Stratum SVRS products to help bring North American public pools into compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act

  • States Unlikely to Meet VGB Grant Requirements

    With less than a month left to apply, it appears few, if any, states will be eligible for federal grant money under the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • VGB Residential Requirements Finalized

    The question of how the Virginia Graeme Baker act will affect residential pools has finally been answered.

  • CPSC Awards $3.5 Million Contract for VGB Education

    Public relations firm Widmeyer Communications has been selected to carry out the education program of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act

  • Going with the Flow

    Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act isn’t merely about drain covers

  • Problems Arise Amid VGB-Required Retrofits

    In the months since the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act went into effect, problems have come to the surface and compliance is far from complete nationwide.

  • VGB Media Coverage Takes a New Tone:Two

    Media coverage focusing on the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act has intensified in frequency and tone, due in part to national television spots initiated by the Pool Safety Council.

  • VGB Media Coverage Takes a New Tone:One

    Media coverage focusing on the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act has intensified in frequency and tone, due in part to national television spots initiated by the Pool Safety Council.

  • Verifying Vacuum

    Six months past the compliance deadline for the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, pool professionals are still learning the nuances of the law.

  • In Complete Compliance:one

    For a pool to comply with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, it takes more than just connecting two drains to the pump and adding a VGB-approved drain cover.