Tag Archives: MAHC

Underwater Pool Lighting: What You Need to Know

Underwater pool lighting is a surefire way to add to the wow factor of your pool. Pool lighting can enhance a pool’s visual appeal, add visibility or even change the overall mood of the pool with lights that change colors. With recent advancements in underwater lighting technology, it is important to understand the proper terminology, […]

Bather Loads

Understanding bather load requirements in a swimming pool environment is all too often overlooked when designing an aquatic facility.  While design considerations for an aquatic facility are commonly related to architectural and engineering aspects, allowable bather loads can also have long term impacts to your facility operations. Bather load requirements generally vary amongst state swimming […]

NEWSFLASH: The 1st Edition of the long-anticipated Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) has officially been released.

Click here to download a copy. As the MAHC now moves into the next phase, local and state health jurisdictions will be able to implement all or portions of the code as seen fit.  The CDC will work with national partners to periodically update the MAHC to ensure it stays current with the latest industry advances and […]

Model Aquatic Health Code “Knitted” Version Released for Final Round of Public Comments

March 28, 2014 MAHC milestone reached! Today marks an important milestone in the development of the MAHC, the nation’s first science-based model guidance for swimming pools and other aquatic venues. The first complete “knitted” version of the MAHC has now been released for the MAHC’s second of two 60-day rounds of public comments. This knitted […]

Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Review

Many people have been asking: What is the current status of the MAHC and what is the best web site address to hit to see the current status of the modules for comments? Here’s a link to the CDC’s webpage so you can check the status on each module. http://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/swimming/pools/mahc/structure-content/index.html Here’s a list of what […]