What is a hydrostatic valve?

neednewpoolNovember 20, 2010

What is the purpose of a hydrostatic valve on the bottom of a pool?

1) To relieve pressure and water from underneath a pool when it is empty

2) To relieve pressure and water from underneath a full pool

3) All of the above

4) None of the above (if so what is it for?)

Thank you.

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sceadu

To relieve water pressure from under your pool in the event that you drain it. Eventhough your shell is concrete it can and will float like a boat if the pressure gets too great. Once your pool is full of water then the pressure in and out equalizes.

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