standards and codes

ISPSC

Developed with the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), the ISPSC is the only comprehensive swimming pool code coordinated with the I-Codes and PHTA Standards. The ISPSC contains minimum regulations for public and residential pools, spas and hot tubs using prescriptive and performance related provisions.

Benefits of the ISPSC:

  • Meets or exceeds Virginia Graeme Baker Act requirements.
  • Contains APSP-7 Standard for Suction Entrapment Avoidance.
  • Includes provisions for water parks, diving, barriers, general design and water quality safety.
  • Covers fencing, decks, lighting, heaters, circulation systems, pumps, accessibility, diving, sanitizing equipment, filters and suction fittings.

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