You can view West Virginia’s State Bathing Code here.
While the operator is not required to have a certification, a license is required. The operating personnel is responsible for maintaining the pool, its components, appurtenant facilities and the surrounding area in a safe, clean and sanitary condition, in good repair and in accordance with the State Bathing Code. It is also required that operating personnel shall be trained in the operation of all equipment, procedures for handling, storing and using chemical compounds, procedures for performing and interpreting the required onsite chemical tests and the appropriate emergency procedures.
The operator is responsible for, including but not limited to, critical operation items, authorized representation, staff training, record keeping, water quality and clarity, record retention, maintenance and repair, disinfection, health and safety and safety recommendations.
Operators must follow state, county, city and local laws as well as federal laws pertaining to the operation and maintenance of pools and spas.
West Virginia State Pool Forms
WEST VIRGINIA CODE EXCERPTS
|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
|October 5-6, 2019||Charleston, WV|
|March 7-8, 2020||Charleston, WV|
|April 18-19, 2020||Morgantown, WV|
|April 25-26, 2020||Charleston, WV|
|October 3-4, 2020||Charleston, WV|
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