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Swimming Pools And Spas

Pool and spa owners must have a fence, or other approved barriers, which meet the standards of the building regulations made under the Local Government Act.

Local authorities are required to carry out mandatory four yearly inspections on pool fencing to ensure the security fencing remains in compliance with the regulations.

The Correct Chemical Levels For Swimming Pools

According to the Western Australian Health Act (Swimming Pools) Regulations 1964, the chlorine, pH and stabiliser levels should be maintained as follows:

Swimming pool chemical levels
Ph of WaterUnstabilised Pool
(Free Chlorine)
Stabilised Pool
(Free Chlorine)
7.0 to 7.3 1ppm 2ppm
7.4 to 7.6 1ppm 2.5ppm
7.7 to 7.8 1.5ppm 2.5ppm
Cyanuric Acid Nil 30 to 50ppm
Special test kit   (max 60ppm)

To obtain more information please contact the Shire Office.

 

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