Recreational Water Quality Guidelines - Tasmania


You must comply with these guidelines if you intend to operate a public swimming pool or spa. The primary aim of these guidelines is to protect human health and prevent the transfer of disease-causing organisms.

These guidelines also relate to natural recreational waters such as beaches, rivers, lakes, etc.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Environmental Health Unit

Public Health Services

Department of Health

Toll Free: 1800 671 738