Health (Swimming Pools) Regulations 1964

19/Oct/2004 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    9. Filtration system

    (1) The filtration system of a swimming pool shall be designed and operated in such manner that the water in the swimming pool is completely changed once in every period of 8 hours or in such lesser period as the Executive Director, Public Health may specify.

    (2) Any water inlet in a swimming pool shall be distant not more than 13 metres from the nearest outlet in that pool.

    (3) The water treatment system shall be so designed that

    (a) all additional water is filtered before entering the pool; and

    (b) if uncovered gravity sand filters or cartridge filters are used, the chlorine is introduced to the system before the filter.

    [Regulation 9 amended in Gazette 11 Jan 1974 p. 62; 29 Jun 1984 p. 1782; 16 Aug 1985 p. 2919; 19 Oct 2004 p. 4807.]

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