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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 462. Swimming Pool Regulations Governing the Posting of Water Quality Test Results
9/21/2020

12VAC5-462-20. Purpose of Chapter.

Part II
General Purposes

This chapter has been promulgated by the State Board of Health to:

1. Ensure that owners or operators of all public swimming pools post daily water quality test results and water quality standards so that users are informed of pool conditions that affect the public health, welfare, and safety.

2. Guide the owner or his agent in the requirements necessary to ensure safe pool maintenance including pH level, disinfectant type and concentration level, and water temperature.

3. Establish the recommended standards for the safe and sanitary maintenance of public swimming pools including the safe levels for: pH, chlorine, bromine, and water temperature for spas.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-248.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-35-700 § 2.1, Volume 10, Issue 20, eff. August 1, 1994.

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