What is a safety vacuum release system (SVRS)?

Answer: The definition in the Act is as follows: "The term 'safety vacuum release system' means a vacuum release system capable of providing vacuum release at a suction outlet caused by a high vacumn occurrence due to a suction outlet flow blockage." SVRS devices must be certified to ASME/ANSI A112.19.17 or ASTM 2387-04.

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