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Frequently Asked Questions

These documents raise awareness about recreational water illnesses (RWIs) by answering swimmers' and aquatics staff's most frequently asked questions.

Chlorine Disinfection: Time Table for Killing Common Germs

Cleaning Surfaces Around the Pool

Diarrhea and Spreading Illness at the Pool

Diarrhea: What To Do If You Are Ill

Head Lice and Swimming

"Hot Tub Rash" Outbreak

Hydrotherapy Tank and Pool Operation

Inflatable and Plastic Pools

Interactive Fountains, Wet Decks and Spray Pads

Irritants (Chloramines) and Indoor Pool Air Quality

Pinworm and Swimming

RWIs and Aquatics Staff: Why Be Concerned?

Swim Diapers and Swim Pants