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Public Health Data Inventory

Swimming Pool Permits and Inspection

Background

In accordance with the Swimming Pool Act, the Swimming Pool Program provides effective regulation of swimming pools. Swimming Pool Program activities include licensing and inspecting facilities. Program staff work to ensure the safety and sanitation of swimming pools in the state.

Type of Data

The data are program-level for ongoing surveillance.

Data Collection Method and Availability

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services' staff conducts inspections twice a year. Every item from the inspection report is entered into the database which includes water quality, lifesaving equipment, recirculation system, and bathhouse information. The database is used to verify two inspections are conducted in a one-year period. The data have been collected since 1996.

Related Links and Reports

Swimming Pool Program Home Page

Data Contact

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Health
Office of Drinking Water and Environmental Health
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-6435