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  • In Complete Compliance:two

    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.

  • A Force to Reckon With

    As pool industry professionals, we are being directed by the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act to install anti-entrapment drain covers and safety vacuum release systems (SVRS) on many public pools.

  • The Business of Safety

    The deadline has long passed to meet the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act. Yet, there’s still plenty of work to do.

  • Drain Cover Standard May Change

    LThe drain-cover standard cited in the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act may undergo a third change.

  • Residential Portion of VGB Act Set in Motion

    With the passage of a new spending bill, the Consumer Product Safety Commission will receive funding for the residential portion of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • VGB Act Provokes Unintended Consequences

    Some unscrupulous pool and spa companies are using scare tactics and fraud to profit from the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act

  • Wanted: Registered Design Professionals

    Owners of commercial pools with field-fabricated sumps still struggle to find registered design professionals to help them comply with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • Spa Drains and the VGB Act

    APSP officials currently are trying to ascertain how the federal Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act affects portable spas

  • Spa Industry Still in Limbo Over VGB Act

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has delayed its clarifications regarding hot tubs and the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • Press Coverage on VGB Causes Concern

    The mainstream media has begun reporting on the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, and many in the industry aren’t pleased with the tone of the coverage.