Eliminate drain suction hazards:
Inspect pools daily to ensure drain covers are in good condition and securely attached.
Do not operate shallow (less than 18 inches) pools with a single main drain suction outlet.
Post a sign: “WARNING — To prevent serious injury, do not allow children in swimming pool if drain cover is broken or missing.”
In the event of a fecal accident:
Instruct pool users to exit the pool; close the pool (24-hour minimum closure) and remove as much fecal material as possible from the pool.
Vacuum the pool and direct waste to a sewer system a