Utah Administrative Code
Title R392 - Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental Services.
Rule R392-302 - Design, Construction and Operation of Public Pools.
R392-302-8 - Design Detail and Structural Stability.

Universal Citation: UT Admin Code R 392-302-8

(1) The designing architect or engineer is responsible to certify the design for structural stability and safety of the public pool.

(2) The shape of a pool and design and location of appurtenances must be such that the circulation of pool water and control of swimmer's safety are not impaired. The designing architect or engineer shall designate sidewalls and endwalls on pool plans.

(3) A pool must have a circulation system with necessary treatment and filtration equipment as required in R392-302-16, unless turnover rate requirements as specified in sub-section R392-302-16(1) can be met by continuous introduction of fresh water and wasting of pool water under conditions satisfying all other requirements of this rule.

(4) Where a facility is subject to freezing temperatures, all parts of the facility subject to freezing damage must be adequately and properly protected from damage due to freezing, including the pool, piping, filter system, pump, motor, and other components and systems.

(5) No new pool construction or modification project of an existing pool shall begin until the requirements of Subsection R392-302-8(6) have been met.

(6) The pool owner or designee shall submit a set of plans for a new pool or modification project of an existing pool to the local health department. This includes the replacement of equipment which is different from that originally approved by the local health department.

(a) The set of plans shall have sufficient details to address all applicable requirements of R392-302 and shall bear a stamp from an engineer licensed in the State of Utah.

(b) The local health department may exempt the pool owner from Subsection R392-302-8(6) for a modification of an existing pool if health and safety are not compromised.

(c) The set of plans shall be initially reviewed by the local health department and a letter of review sent by the local health department to the submitter, pool owner, or designee within 30 days of submittal.

(d) The pool owner shall make required changes to the plans to meet the local health department's review criteria.

(7) All manufactured components of the pool shall be installed as per manufacturer's recommendations.

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