Stay Cool and Safe!

The weather is warming up and pools are a great way to cool down, but they pose a number for safety risks. Drowning is a leading cause of death in children. Keep reading to learn how to keep your family and friends safe this summer.

Pool Permits

Any pool, whether permanent or temporary which can hold more than 24 inches of water needs a building permit. Click HERE to apply online.

Click HERE to learn about barrier requirements.

Portable Pools

According to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, ” During the summer in the U.S., a child drowns every 5 days in a portable pool.” Click HERE to learn more.

Electrical Safety Around Water

Electric shock drowning (ESD) happens when electrical systems leak electric current into the water. The current then passes through the body, causing paralysis, and results in drowning. Click HERE for more information.