Pools

Mission


Minimize illnesses and injuries associated with contaminated or hazardous conditions in or around swimming pools.



Contact Environmental Health

Frequently Asked Questions


For COVID-19 related complaints about restaurants or pools, contact the County Environmental Health Office.


COVID-19 Guidance for Pools, Download this pdf file.Water Parks Download this pdf file.Restaurants, Download this pdf file.Tourist Accommodations , and Download this pdf file.Body Art Studios .


For complaints, services, inspections, exams, records, or other locally-related questions, contact your County Environmental Health Office ( Download this pdf file.download pdf  or view as webpage).


COVID Hotline: (844) 442-2681


After Hours Public Health Emergencies

1-866-PUB-HLTH (782-4584)


State Office: 404-657-6534

Email: environmentalhealth@dph.ga.gov


 

UPDATE: Download this pdf file.COVID-19 Guidance for Pools and Download this pdf file.Water Parks


Download this pdf file.Rules and Regulations (511-3-5)  * 

    Download this pdf file.Brochure - summarizing changes


* There is a 4-month implementation period for new pool construction and remodeling activities. Enforcement begins May 31, 2017. Owners/operators of existing pools will be given a reasonable period of time to comply with applicable changes in the amended rules.


Download this pdf file.Map of Counties With/Without State Regulations  


Pool Owner/Operator Resources:


Additional Resources


Program Goals


  • Reduce substantial health hazards and other risk factors that lead to illness or injury through training and enforcement.
  • Conduct complaint investigations associated with swimming pools, spas, and recreational waterparks.
  • Perform compliance inspections of all regulated facilities to ensure adherence to design, operation and maintenance rules.