Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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
Action 3426
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.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001631]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 10/3/2007
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5773 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 01/15/2014 after the comment period had ended.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.