1612.4.2 Modification of ASCE 24 9.6 Pools
Modify Section 9.6 in ASCE 24 by adding an exception as follows:
9.6 Pools. In-ground and above-ground pools shall be designed to withstand all flood-related loads and load combinations. Mechanical equipment for pools such as pumps, heating systems and filtering systems, and their associated electrical systems, shall comply with Chapter 7.
Exception: Equipment for pools, spas and water features shall be permitted below the elevation required in Table 7-1, provided it is elevated to the extent practical, is anchored to prevent flotation and resist flood forces, and is supplied by branch circuits that have ground-fault circuit-interrupter protection.