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WAC 246-260-141

Water recreation facility pools not in operation.

(1) Owners of pool facilities that are not in operation shall prevent access to the facility by means of locked barriers.
(2) If a pool enclosure area has one pool open and another closed (e.g., seasonal pool, year-round spa), the owner shall ensure that the pool that is closed:
(a) Is posted with signage stating that the pool is closed; and
(b) Meets water clarity standards as outlined in Table 111.2 in WAC 246-260-111; or
(c) Is covered with a safety cover meeting ASTM standard F1346-91 and not allowing access to the pool.
(d) Does not create a nuisance or disease hazard.
(3) All pool covers must be completely removed during periods when the pool is open for use.
(4) If a pool that is closed develops an ice layer, the owner must install a safety cover meeting ASTM standard F1346-91 or the entire pool enclosure area must be closed.
(5) If a pool facility is not in operation for more than twelve months, the owner shall provide a safety cover over the pool meeting ASTM standard F1346-91 or the owner shall back fill the pool.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.90 and 43.20 RCW. WSR 04-18-096, ยง 246-260-141, filed 9/1/04, effective 10/31/04.]
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