Recreational Health (Public Swimming Pools, Spa Pools, and Beach Water Quality)

Public Swimming Pools and Spa Pools

The purpose of this program is to protect human health by assuring that public swimming pools and spa pools are maintained in a safe and healthful condition.  

Whether you are a public swimming pool operator or a home owner, it is important to ensure that the physical and chemical environment of your pool or spa is in a safe and healthy condition.  The resource links below can provide some additional helpful information to ensure your family, friends and/or customers can swim safe and be healthy.

SwimSafeSLO provides locations of permitted public pool and spa pool facilities and links to health inspection results.   

Beach Water Quality

The purpose of this program is to monitor beach water quality at specific locations along the San Luis Obispo County coastline and provide information regarding the results of the monitoring so people can make an informed choice on where to swim.

SurfSafeSLO provides current beach water quality status for 19 countywide beach water sampling locations and links to sampling results, historical sampling data, and timely press releases.

Related Services

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Related Forms & Documents

Public Swimming Pool and Spa Pool Inspection Results
Public Pools and Spas Program Forms: Permit Applications and Plan Check Forms
Public Pools and Spas Program Forms: Other
Pools and Spas Program Reference Documents
Power Outage Safety for Public Swimming Pools and Spas
Smoke and Ash Impact on Swimming Pools

Environmental Health Services Supervisors

Environmental Health Services is open Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm. 

Cindy Rattigan (805) 781-5544 [email protected]

Jeremiah Damery (805) 781-5548  [email protected]

  • Beach Water Quality, Cross-Connection, Land Use, Small Public Water Systems, Water Well Programs and Vector Programs

Leslie Terry (805) 781-5553  [email protected]

  • Body Art, Food Safety, Public Swimming Pools and Spa Pools

Linnea Chandler (805) 781-4917  [email protected]

  • Hazardous Materials (CUPA) Programs