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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – Public Pool & Aquatic Facility Rules


Issue:  Department of Health proposed rules on Swimming Pools & Spas, and Aquatic Facilities


Affects:  Those who build or maintain public pools, spas and aquatic facilities


Send comments to: Jennifer Hatfield, jhatfield@apsp.org


Rule Summary:  The Department is proposing two rules, one provides amendments to its pool and spa regulations to incorporate new industry standards, including the second edition of the “Model Aquatic Health Code” published by the U.S. CDC and the other proposes to replace its aquatic facilities regulations to reflect new industry standards published by the U.S. CDC, the 2012 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, the NCAA, and other organizations.


Status:  Final. The amendments are effective July 9.


Notice of Final Rule: