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Florida Makes Numerous Changes To Swimming Pool Health Code

On April 27, 2012, Governor Rick Scott signed into law numerous changes to the responsibilities of the Florida Department of Health. The biggest change provides for sanitation and safety standard regulation pertaining to water quality to be the department’s main responsibility, while local enforcement districts may determine compliance with the construction standards. This change seems to indicate that plans for new public swimming pools will no longer go to the county health departments but go the municipality from who will issue the local building permit.

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Kentucky Needs To Update Its Pool Code

The Kentucky Department for Public Health published proposed changes to the to the swimming pool and bathing facilities regulation in October of 2011.  Hydrologic posted the announcement and CH’s response.  The Business Lexington posted the following article authored by Tracynda Davis.   Kentucky needs to update its pool code Lexington, KY – One of the greatest […]

International Swimming Pool and Spa Code Released

The International Code Council (ICC) has teamed up with the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) to develop the 2012 ISPSC.  The swimming pool code coordinated with the current requirements in the International Codes® and APSP standards.  Developed with the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP), the ISPSC establishes minimum regulations for public […]

Wish List For Chamionship Facilities

When developing a new aquatic facility that is intended to be a venue facility for sport, there are a significant number of priorities to be managed.  Most facilities will not be selected in the bidding process to host a major championship event.  When prioritizing capital dollars for the final solution, decisions will be required to […]

Illinois Swimming Facility Legislation in Final Stages of Passage

Significant modifications to the Illinois Swimming Pool Health Code are being proposed in the Swimming Facility Act.   SB 3727 (Harmon, D. / Currie, B.) passed out of committee this week and is now on the House floor.  The bill requires prequalification by the Illinois Department of Public Health for architects, engineers and contractors to complete […]