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Design and Operation Guidelines

These are Healthy Swimming recommendations for appropriate pool and spa design and operation.

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Pool and Spa Design

Model Aquatic Health Code

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act:

Designing Public Swimming Facilities PDF icon (PDF, 54 KB)

Historical CDC Design and Operation Manuals

Pool and Spa Operation

Model Aquatic Health Code

Pool Operation PDF icon (PDF, 52 KB)

Spa Operation PDF icon (PDF, 71 KB)

Inflatable and Plastic Pools PDF icon (PDF, 113 KB)

Therapy Pool Operation in Healthcare Facilities

Historical CDC Design and Operation Manuals

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