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


You need to comply with this code if you intend to construct, operate, manage or maintain aquatic facilities.

The code 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 covers topics including:

  • administrative provisions
  • design and construction requirements
  • water treatment
  • chemical safety
  • water quality
  • qualification requirements
  • operational and sanitary requirements
  • requirements for special facilities.

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.

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

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