Public Pools and Spas
This program regulates public pools and spas in El Dorado County. Public pools include swimming pools, spa pools, and wading pools at apartments, condominiums, townhouses, hotels, motels, schools, community centers, health clubs, mobile home parks, campgrounds, and resorts. The goal of this program is to ensure that all public pools are free of safety hazards and any risk of communicable diseases. Activities of this program include:
Environmental Health Division does not inspect private pools or spas maintained by individuals for the use of family and friends.
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