Public Swimming Pools and Spas

Public swimming pools and spas can become contaminated from a number of sources primarily bathers. Organisms may enter the water on bather’s skin, in their saliva, urine and faeces. Disease causing organisms live and may even grow in pool water causing eye, ear, skin and intestinal infections.

Hawkesbury City Council’s Environmental Health Officers randomly conduct inspections and monitoring of public swimming pools and spas in the Hawkesbury.

All public swimming pools and spas in the Hawkesbury must be registered with Council.  Complete and return the Registraion of Public Swimming Pool (public and semi public) Form.

More information can be obtained from NSW Health’s website

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