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Campus Policy Number: 425-90

Swimming Pool Sanitation

Policy Owner: Environmental Health & Safety
Effective Date: 1/15/94

    1. California Health and Safety Code
    2. Titles 22 and 24, California Code of Regulations

  3. It is the policy of the University to design, construct, and operate all swimming pools in compliance with California statutes and regulations.

    1. The operator of the swimming pool or spa pool should be knowledgeable of the laws and regulations relative to the pool's operation, maintenance, and sanitation.
    2. Proposed operational and/or construction modifications to campus pools/spas shall be reviewed by EH&S.
    3. The frequency of routine inspections and testing of water quality of the pools and spas shall be performed as required by State regulations.
    4. Complaints regarding pool/spa sanitation and safety are to be directed to EH&S for investigation.

    1. It is the responsibility of the department(s) operating the pools/spas to maintain the pools/spas in compliance with all State regulations.
    2. Whenever any modifications are proposed on the pool, the operator shall submit proper plans to the EH&S office for approval prior to initiating the work.
    3. The EH&S office shall monitor and/or perform routine periodic surveys on the pools/spas, respond to any complaints, and review any proposed changes in the operation or construction of the facility.