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1003.2.5 Swimming Pools and Spas
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Swimming pools and spas and their equipment shall be in accordance with the following:
- Heated swimming pools and spas shall be equipped with a cover listed and labeled in accordance with ASTM F 1346, or a liquid pool cover feed system, for unoccupied hours.
Exception: A cover shall not be required for indoor pools or spas in which water temperature is less than 80°F (26.7°C) during time of nonuse.
- Backwash systems shall be based on pressure drop and shall not be based on a timer.
- Pool and spa recirculation pumps shall be under timeclock control.
Exception: Filtration pumps where the public health standard requires 24-hour pump operation.
- Heaters shall have been cleaned and tuned for efficiency within one year prior to the alteration. Where this has not been done, the heaters shall be cleaned and tuned as part of the alteration work.