1. ATTENTION returning members. If you are coming here from the old forum for the first time, you will need to reset you password. However, we had an email problem getting password reset links set out to a lot of the email addresses. That problem is temporarily rectified but IF you still have an issue, email me direct at info@thebuildingcodeforum.com and I will give you a temporary password.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Welcome to the new and improved Building Code Forum. We appreciate you being here and hope that you are getting the information that you need concerning all codes of the building trades. This is a free forum to the public due to the generosity of the Sawhorses, Corporate Supporters and Supporters who have upgraded their accounts. If you would like to have improved access to the forum please upgrade to Sawhorse by clicking here: Upgrades
    Dismiss Notice

Vent for skimmer

Discussion in 'Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs' started by Rick18071, May 15, 2019.

  1. Rick18071

    Rick18071 Sawhorse

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2009
    Messages:
    1,918
    Likes Received:
    204
    A section in the ISPSC in the Storable Onground Pools chaper has this:

    704.9.3 Location and venting. Skimmers shall be
    equipped with a vent that serves as a vacuum break.

    I don't think I ever saw this. Can someone show me an example of this?
     
  2. steveray

    steveray Sawhorse

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2009
    Messages:
    6,395
    Likes Received:
    843
    Hole in the cover I assume.....
     
  3. Ty J.

    Ty J. Registered User

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2017
    Messages:
    465
    Likes Received:
    189
    [​IMG]

    Skimmer vents in two ways.
    1) Vent hole in lid
    2) The waterline should be between 1/3 and 1/2 of the skimmers opening
     
  4. HForester

    HForester Member

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2015
    Messages:
    164
    Likes Received:
    52
    Yes, I would think the hole in the skimmer cover is what they are talking about.
     

Share This Page