Pentair 011017 IntelliFlo VS+SVRS High Performance Pool Pump

Are you looking for a pool pump that incorporates energy-efficiency and safety with unsurpassed performance? You will find everything you are looking for in the Pentair 011017 IntelliFlo VS+SVRS High Performance Pool Pump. Available in almond color, this extraordinary pump comes with a unique 230-volt 16 amp motor that provides variable speed for optimum performance and efficiency.

The heart of this pool pump lies in the exclusive IntelliFlo system that allows the user to program the exact pump speeds for specific operations. You can dial in the ideal pump speeds for filtering, cleaning, heating, spa jets and other water features. This allows energy costs to be reduced up to 90 percent.

Highlights of the Pentair 011017 IntelliFlo VS+SVRS Pool Pump

  • Pool pump can run at variable speeds
  • User can program exact pump speeds for specific operation such as filtering, heating, spa jets, water falls, etc.
  • Works very quietly, softer than a human whisper
  • This is the first swimming pool that features the built-in Safety Vacuum Release System or SVRS. The pump automatically shuts off if it detects drain blockage.
  • The IntelliFlo VS+SVRS model complies with the Virginia Graeme Baker Safety Act which aims to enhance the safety of public and pools and spas. One of its goals is to reduce the number of suction entrapment incidents that can lead to injuries or death.
  • The IntelliFlo pool pump features built-in diagnostics to protect it from common causes of premature failure. This includes freezing, overheating, voltage irregularities, and priming protection.
  • The SVRS model has a password protected safety lock-out feature that prevents unauthorized personnel from changing the pump speed settings.
  • Users can set the minimum and maximum speeds on the SVRS model to ensure safe operation and long motor life.
  • The Pentair IntelliFlo VS+SVRS pool pump is compatible with IntelliTouch, SunTouch and EasyTouch pool control systems.

Energy Efficiency

With the Pentair IntelliFlo VS+SVRS pump, you can cut energy costs and maintain pool safety at the same time. Your utility bill for running the pool system can be reduced by 30% to 90%. This is possible because of Pentair´s advanced motor technology that uses exclusive permanent magnet motor technology like the ones used in hybrid cars.

Variable pump speeds, digital control and intelligent software that allow customized programming of optimum pump speeds contribute to bigger energy savings. You can set the ideal speed for filtering, spa jets, water falls, heating, etc. In almost all cases, the optimum speed is lower than the pre-set speeds of older pumps. With improved efficiency, you will be able to enjoy substantial savings right away.

Safety Feature

The IntelliFlo VS+SVRS pump complies with ASME A112.19.17.2002 standards. This means that the pump meets Federal legislation related to public swimming pools as well as residential pools regarding entrapment protection measures. The pump´s integrated Safety Vacuum Release System or SVRS features a built-in controller and software that detects blockage of the drain and automatically shuts the pump off in seconds.

In the SVRS model of the IntelliFlo pool pump, the SVRS protection cannot be turned off.

What Customers Say

Without exception, customers who submitted a review all agreed that this is the best pump they have ever used. It works very quietly and efficiently while delivering top quality performance. Its SVRS safety feature is unparalleled. The pump is easy to install and to operate.

Once you have programmed the optimum settings based on your specific requirements, it´s practically a hands-free operation. The savings in energy cost is amazing and the quiet operation is a big bonus. The price is quite steep but customers say that the pump is worth every single penny.


The Pentair IntelliFlo VS+SVRS high performance pool pump is one of the best pumps in the market today. It is suitable for residential and commercial settings and can be used with pools and spas of all types and sizes. If you place a premium on efficiency, cost savings and safety, you will not hesitate to buy this pump.