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Natural swimming places shall be located only on lakes and streams which are relatively free of human, animal, and industrial pollution, and where such bathing and swimming will not endanger the quality of a domestic water supply, or interfere with other uses of the water by riparian owners. The area designated for swimming shall be properly marked, shall be kept free of weeds, sharp stones, sunken logs, and other debris and shall preferably have a gradual slope. Swimming pools shall be constructed and operated in accordance with standards acceptable to the commissioner of health. All waterfront activities involving campers, staff members, or visitors shall be adequately supervised.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.71 to 144.76


L 1977 c 305 s 39

Published Electronically:

February 8, 2005