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The surface skimming system provided shall be designed and constructed to skim the pool surface where the water level is maintained between the minimum and maximum fill level of the pool.
704.9.1 Coverage Where Used as a Sole Outlet
Where surface skimmers are used as the only pool water outlet system, not less than one skimmer shall be provided for each 800 square feet (74.3 m2), or fraction thereof, of the water surface area.
704.9.2 Coverage Where Used in Combination With Other Outlets
Where surface skimmers are not the only outlet for pool water, they shall be considered to cover only that fraction of the 800 square feet (74.3 m2).
704.9.3 Location and Venting
Skimmers shall be equipped with a vent that serves as a vacuum break.

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