ID Health & Welfare Office
1720 N. Westgate Dr., Boise
CDHD licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialists conduct annual inspections of public swimming pools. These annual inspections focus on the following health and safety items:
Idaho Code 56-1001 defines public swimming pools as follows:
“Public swimming pool” means an artificial structure, and its appurtenances, which contains water more than two (2) feet deep which is used or intended to be used for swimming or recreational bathing, and which is for the use of any segment of the public pursuant to a general invitation but not an invitation to a specific occasion or occasions. The term does not include a swimming pool operated solely for and in conjunction with a hotel, motel or other place of lodging, or a trailer park, apartment, condominium or any other residential facility containing multiple dwellings.
Idaho Code Governing Construction and Operation of Public Swimming Pools