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virginia graeme baker act (vgba)

VGBA was instituted to prevent deaths and injuries associated with main drains plumbing lines and covers.

As of December 19, 2008, all new and existing public pools in the United States must be brought into compliance with the Federal "Virginia Graeme Baker Act."

The Act specifies swimming pool and spa drain covers available for purchase in the United States must meet specific performance requirements and installed properly.

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