Public Pool Standards: SOURCE WATER SUPPLY, DISPOSAL

SOURCE WATER SUPPLY AND WASTE WATER DISPOSAL

Commercial Swimming Pool Standards, Swimming pools for public or business use.

WATER SUPPLY

Water supplied to a public swimming pool and all related plumbing fixtures, including drinking fountains, lavatories and showers, shall at all times meet the quality standards of the appropriate regulatory agency.

CROSS-CONNECTION CONTROL

All portions of the water distribution system serving a public swimming pool and related facilities shall be protected against back-flow and back siphonage. Water introduced into the pool, either directly or to the re-circulation system, shall be through an air gap or an appropriate approved back-flow preventer as required by the appropriate regulatory agency.

SANITARY WASTES

An approved method for disposing of sanitary sewage shall be provided at a public swimming pool. Where available, a municipal sanitary sewerage system shall be used. If an individual treatment system must be used, approval of the system must be obtained from the appropriate regulatory agency.

POOL WASTE WATER

Waste water from a public swimming pool shall be discharged in a manner approved by the appropriate regulatory agency.

BACK-FLOW PREVENTION

In a public swimming pool, the recirculation system and pool deck drains shall be protected against the backflow of waste water in a manner approved by the appropriate regulatory agency.

CONDENSATE

Condensate shall not be introduced to the pool water or any part of the re-circulation system.

HEAT EXCHANGERS

Any heating or cooling system which is connected in any way with the pool re-circulation system shall contain only nontoxic heat transfer media, or a double-wall-type heat exchanger with vented intermediate space shall be used.

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