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2009 Rule Revision (64E-9, FAC)- Effective May 24, 2009


64E-9.007 Recirculation and Treatment System Requirements

(10) Main Drain Outlets

(f) All pools built without a main drain collector tank must be retrofitted with a properly sized and piped collector tank as described in the collector tank definition, the first paragraph of 64E-9.005, 64E-9.007(8), and 64E-9.007(10) on or before the following dates to eliminate direct suction through the main drain.

1. For all pools, including wading pools, except spa type pools, with a main drain grate water depth of 4 feet or less, construction shall be completed on or before one year from the effective date of this rule; for all spa type pools built before 1977, retrofit by July 1, 2010, for all spa type pools built between 1977 and 1986, retrofit by July 1, 2011, for all spa type pools built between 1986 and 1995, retrofit by July 1, 2012 and for all other pools, retrofit by July 1, 2013.

2. All existing public pools with direct suction main drains shall install as soon as possible, but in no case later than 180 days after the effective date of this rule, a main drain cover/grate that meets both the ASME/ANSI A112.19.8-2007 standard for drain covers/grates and the main drain cover/grate 1.5 feet per second water velocity requirement of this rule.

3. A modification permit shall be obtained prior to installation of the collector tank.

4. Pools that cannot be retrofitted by these dates shall be closed on or before these dates.

(g)(f). Main drain covers/grates installed after the effective date of this rule shall comply with the requirements of ASME/ANSI A112.19.8-2007 and the water velocity requirement of this rule.
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