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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Swimming Pool Regulations Governing the Posting of Water Quality Results [12 VAC 5 ‑ 462]
Amend Swimming Pool Regulations to include other water recreational facilities
General Information
Action Summary The State Board of Health (“board”) adopted the Swimming Pool Regulations Governing the Posting of Water Quality Results (the “regulations) in 1994, but the board has not amended them since. Currently, the water quality posting requirements in the regulations are applicable to only public swimming pools. These planned regulatory actions will amend the regulations to require compliance with the water quality test results posting requirements for other water recreational facilities open to the public where there is body contact with the recirculation of water, such as spray facilities, fountains, etc.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001631]
Result of Periodic Review Dated 10/3/2007
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5773 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 1/15/2014 after the comment period had ended.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Julie Henderson  / Director of Food and Gen Env Services
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23235
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7455    FAX: (804)864-7475    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.