are a form of check valve, installed at the bottom of Pump suction line, inside the wet well. Foot valves are an inexpensive way to prime a single centrifugal pump. Since Foot Valves are continually submerged in the wet well and not readily accessible for inspection or repair, it is important to select a Foot Valve of high quality long wearing construction. Typical materials include PVC or plastic and bronze for foot valves.
( FOOT VALVE )