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4717.3970 POOL CLOSURE.

When any of the conditions in items A to E are found, a public pool must be immediately closed to use when so ordered by the commissioner. The owner of the pool or the owner's agent must place a sign at the entrance to the pool indicating that the pool is closed. The pool must remain closed until the condition is corrected and approval to reopen is granted by the commissioner. A pool must be closed when:

A.

the units of lifesaving equipment specified in part 4717.1450 are not provided;

B.

the water clarity standard specified in part 4717.1750, subpart 7, is not met;

C.

the disinfection residual specified in part 4717.1750 subpart 3, is not met;

D.

the pool has been constructed or physically altered without approval of plans as required by part 4717.0450; or

E.

there is any condition that endangers the health or safety of the public.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.05; 144.12; 144.123; 145A.02; 157.01

History:

19 SR 1419; 19 SR 1637

Published Electronically:

May 11, 2009

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