Water sanitation hygiene

Guidelines for safe recreational water environments - Volume 2

Swimming pools and similar environments

Authors:
WHO

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Publication details

Number of pages: 146
Publication date: 2006
Languages: English
ISBN: 92 4 154680 8

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Overview

Guidelines for safe recreational water environments Volume 2: Swimming pools and similar environments provides an authoritative referenced review and assessment of the health hazards associated with recreational waters of this type; their monitoring and assessment; and activities available for their control through education of users, good design and construction, and good operation and management. The Guidelines include both specific guideline values and good practices. They address a wide range of types of hazard, including hazards leading to drowning and injury, water quality, contamination of associated facilities and air quality.