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Public Swimming Places

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What We Do

bullet Inspect public swimming pools, spas, waterslides, lakes and lagoons for possible health/safety hazards

bullet Investigate complaints of health or safety hazards

bullet Train pool owners, managers and maintenance staff

bullet Review plans and inspect construction of commercial pools, spas, waterslides and lagoons

Public Pool and Spa Safety Act

Pool Code 2015
AB 1020 Compliance Form
AB 1020 Advisory Letter to Public Swimming Pool Owners on Anti Entrapment Devices and Systems
California Pool Code with amendments effective September 1, 2012

Is your pool service person certified?

The National Swimming Pool Foundation sponsors the Certified Pool Operators course. This is a great opportunity for you or your pool operator to get a comprehensive education on how to maintain a commercial swimming pool so it safe and healthy!

Information is available at the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) or look for scheduled classes listed by state at NSPF California CPO® Certification Course Schedule.


May 26, 2011 - Voluntary Drain Cover Recall

January 19, 2011 - Vacless SVRS (Safety Vacuum Release System) Recall

Public Swimming Places Documents

AB 1020 Advisory Letter to Public Swimming Pool Owners on Anti Entrapment Devices and Systems

Chlorine and pH fact Sheet

Code excerpts related to the Design, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Public Swimming Pools

Cryptosporidium – English and Español

Daily Swimming Pool Maintenance Report

Enclosure of Pool Area

Incident Report – Fecal, Vomit, Blood Contamination, and Near-Drowning or Drowning

Operational Guide 2015

Plan Submittal for Pool Equipment Replacement/Addition

Pool Chemical Safety

Pool Contractor Licensing

Pool Decks

Required Signs for Pools

Required Signs for Spas

Swimming Pool and Spa Safety in the Event of a Power Outage

Swimming Pool Safety

Swimming Pool/Spa Repair Requirements

Archived Pool of Knowledge Newsletter

Public Swimming Places FAQs

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