Below is a list of specifications for pool inlets, outlets, overflow gutters, and
skimmers. Indicate to which item the specification applies by writing "inlet,"
"outlet," "overflow gutter," or "skimmer" after the specification. The terms may
be used more than once.
a. These devices allow fresh water to come into the pool and should be located
to reduce uniform water circulation and a uniform disinfectant residual
through out the pool. _________________
b. These devices should extend completely around the pool and generally serve
as a handhold. _________________.
At least one of these devices is provided for each 500 square feet of surface
d. These devices should be provided at the deepest point in the pool to allow the
pool to completely empty in about 4 hours. _____________________.
e. These devices should be able to continuously remove the recirculating water
and return it to the filter. ________________________.
These devices should be provided with removable and cleanable baskets to
collect debris. All overflow water should pass through the basket. _________.
g. These devices should either be designed as adjustable openings or have
Individual valves to adjust the water volume for the best circulation. ________.
h. Openings of these devices should be covered with gratings. The width of the
grating openings should be one-half inch; they should be designed to prevent
swimmers' hands and feet from being caught. _________________________.
These devices should create enough water surface velocity to bring in waste
and oil from the whole pool. _____________________________.
13. You are inspecting a swimming pool and observe that the pool ladders have a
tread of 10 inches and a rise of 13 inches. The clearance between the ladder and
the pool walls is 2 inches. How would you rate this on the inspection checklist
shown in figure 1-7 of the text?