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Pool standards, July 2014 (amended January 2018)

Description

The Pool Standards set specific technical standards pertaining to water quality and facility operations required under the Public Swimming Pools Regulation. The Standards set requirements for operator education, recirculation, water chemistry and microbiology, water quality monitoring, anti-entrapment, policies and plans related to pool safety and supervision, public education, water quality incident response and general sanitation. Also includes are a protocol for management of contaminated public swimming pool water and the calculations for maximum bather load and flow rates through anti-entrapment suction outlets. The Standards were developed in consultation with the pool industry, pool operators and public health officials.

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Public Health Act health standards hot tubs pool safety pool supervision pools recreational facilities saunas spas steam rooms swimming pools whirlpools

Title and publication information

Type
Standard
Extent

25 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Health
Publisher

Health

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Resource Dates

Date Created

2018-01-05

Date Added

2018-01-05T19:04:33.108826

Date Modified

2018-01-05

Date Issued

2018-01-05

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460137215

Usage / Licence

Usage Considerations

The Pool Standards, July 2014 are established under the authority of the Public Health Act, RSA 2000, c P-37 (Act) and the Public Swimming Pools Regulation (Regulation) (AR 204/2014). The Pool Standards, July 2014(Amended January 2018) replace the Pool Standards, July 2014 (Amended 2017).

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