Utah Administrative Code
Health
Title R392 - Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental Services.
Rule R392-302 - Design, Construction and Operation of Public Pools.
R392-302-7 - Bather Load.

Universal Citation: UT Admin Code R 392-302-7

(1) The bather load capacity of a public pool is determined as follows:

(a) Ten square feet, 0.929 square meters, of pool water surface area must be provided for each bather in a spa pool during maximum load.

(b) Twenty-four square feet, 2.23 square meters, of pool water surface area must be provided for each bather in an indoor swimming pool during maximum load.

(c) Twenty square feet, 1.86 square meters, of pool water surface area must be provided for each bather in an outdoor swimming pool during maximum load.

(d) Fifty square feet, 4.65 square meters, of pool water surface must be provided for each bather in a slide plunge pool during maximum load.

(2) The Department may make additional allowance for bathers when the facility operator can demonstrate that lounging and sunbathing patrons will not adversely affect water quality due to over-loading of the pool.

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