Foot Valve

A foot valve is a type of valve. Foot valves are generally placed at the bottom of a pipe or pump system and serve as a suction (or expulsion) point. They are usually large than the pipe diameter and thus ensure less head loss.

External Links & References

  1. Foot valve technical overview (
  2. WSA Water Supply Code of Australia
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