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    Help identify a valve

    Can someone help me identify what the circled valve in the attached diagram does? I bought this home a year ago and can't determine the purpose of theis valve. Thanks in advance.
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    Mod Squad Bama Rambler's Avatar
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    Re: Help identify a valve

    It has to be a suction port somewhere in the pool. Look for a wall suction somewhere.
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    Re: Help identify a valve

    That's very strange. If there wasn't already a "pool vacuum" port identified already, a wall suction vacuum connection would be what I would guess. But one of the valves clearly says "pool vacuum" already.
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    Re: Help identify a valve

    Any chance it goes to the main drain?
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