Utah Administrative Code
Health
Title R392 - Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental Services.
Rule R392-302 - Design, Construction and Operation of Public Pools.
R392-302-5 - Waste Water.

Universal Citation: UT Admin Code R 392-302-5

(1) Each public pool must connect to a public sanitary sewer or an onsite septic system.

(a) Each public pool must connect to a sanitary sewer or onsite septic system through an air break to preclude the possibility of sewage or waste backup into the piping system. Pools constructed and approved after December 31, 2010 shall be connected through an air gap.

(2) Each public pool shall discharge waste water:

(a) to a public sanitary sewer system when available within 300 feet of the property line with authorization by the local sanitary sewer authority; or

(b) to an onsite septic system when public sanitary sewer system is not within 300 feet of the property line or authorization is not available; or

(c) in accordance with Subsection R392-302-5(4) and Subsection R392-302-5(5) except for any public pool utilizing salt in the pool water.

(i) Public pools utilizing salt in the pool water shall only discharge waste water to a public sanitary sewer system or an onsite septic system which has been designed for such.

(3) A public pool shall not discharge waste water directly to storm sewers or surface waters.

(4) Except for pools utilizing salt in the pool water, a public pool may discharge waste water that is not backwash according to Subsection R392-302-5(5) if:

(a) a public sanitary sewer is not available within 300 feet of a property line or authorization to discharge to a sanitary sewer is not available; and

(b) an onsite septic system is not available or designed for the discharge amount.

(5) If a public pool meets the criteria of Subsection R392-302-5(4), the public pool shall reduce the disinfectant level to less than one part per million and:

(a) may discharge as irrigation in an area where the water will not flow into a storm drain or surface water; or

(b) may discharge on the facility's property as long as it does not flow off the property.

(6) Public pools shall not discharge waste water in a manner that will create a nuisance condition.

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