Code of Practice for the Design, Construction, Operation, Management and Maintenance of Aquatic Facilities - Western Australia


You are required to comply to this code if you intend to construct, operate, manage or maintain aquatic facilities. It has been prepared to ensure public aquatic facilities are operated to consistently high health and safety standards, by minimising the occurrence of disease, injury and other health-related complaints associated with the use of these facilities.

The code includes information on administrative provisions, design and construction requirements, water treatment, chemical safety, water quality, qualification requirements, operational and sanitary requirements, plus requirements for special facilities such as spas, hydrotherapy pools, water spray grounds and waterslides.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance 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.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Health (Aquatic Facilities) Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health

Environmental Health Directorate

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:

Water Unit

Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Operating address: Grace Vaughan House
227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, Western Australia 6008
Mailing address: PO BOX 8172
Perth BC, Western Australia 6849
Phone: 08 9388 4999