You can view West Virginia’s State Bathing Code here. CPO Certification in West Virginia is reccomended.

COde states that a Qualified Water Facility Operator is required. This is an individual who has passed a recognized Certified Pool Operator certification course, such as those offered by the National Spa and Pool Institute, the YMCA, or an equivalent course approved by the Commissioner.

Operators must follow state, county, city and local laws as well as federal laws pertaining to the operation and maintenance of pools and spas.

CPO Certification West Virginia State Pool Forms


Code Excerpts

Criteria CPO Certification West Virginia
What is to be recorded Chlorine/Bromine, pH, Total Alkalinity
Water Testing Frequency At least twice daily
Chlorine Levels (Min-Max) POOL:  1.0-5.0 CL, 2.0-5.0 BR
SPA: 1.0-5.0 CL, 2.0-5.0 BR
WADING: 1.0-5.0 CL, 2.0-5.0 BR
pH Levels (Min-Max) 7.2-7.8
Chlorine Test Kit Requirements DPD
pH Test Kit Requirements No standard
Cyanuric Acid Levels (Min-Max) 10-100 ppm
Water Clarity 6″ black disk visible at deepest point
Turnover Rate POOL: 6 hrs
SPA: 30 minutes
WADING: 2-4  hrs
Bather Load (per bather) POOL: NL
: NL
Depth Markings NL
CPO® Required YES

Class Schedule

Date Location
2024 2024
March 16-17, 2024 Charleston, WV
April 6-7, 2024 Morgantown, WV
April 18-19, 2024 Wheeling, WV
May 8-9, 2024 Charleston, WV
October 12-13, 2024 Charleston, WV
November 9-10, 2024 Morgantown, WV

To register by check, print and complete registration form and mail with check to Pool Operation Management, 68 Edwards Road, Brick, NJ 08723. Please make checks payable to Pool Operation Management.

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