The Environmental Health Division inspects over 60 indoor
and outdoor public swimming pools and spas in Livingston County annually and
works with the Michigan
Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ)
to open new facilities in
Routine inspections are conducted each year to ensure an
environment is safe for swimming. During these inspections, water tests
are performed to measure the disinfectant residual, pH, alkalinity and when
necessary cyanuric acid. In addition, the walking surfaces, access doors and
fences, recirculation equipment, and emergency equipment and procedures are
In the instance that a pool is determined to be noncompliant
with local and state rules and regulations, a pool closure order will be
issued. The swimming pool must remain closed until compliance is achieved and a
re-inspection is performed.
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Pool operators training and experience play a key role in assuring the pool is safe for swimming. The following guide was created for Pool Operators to use as reference. This guide covers the basic principles of pool operations and health and safety practices required to ensure the health of pool visitors.
Pool Safety & Operations Guide for Pool Operators