The fact sheets below deal specifically with recreational water and are designed to address issues relevant to various audiences, including swimmers, parents with young children, aquatics staff, and public health professionals. These fact sheets raise awareness about recreational water illnesses (RWIs) and other healthy swimming topics.
Hyperchlorination to kill Cryptosporidium
Message: Guidelines for pool operators on how to use hyperchlorination to kill Cryptosporidium.
Audience: Designed for pool operators.
Facts About Crypto and Swimming Pools
Facts About Giardia and Swimming Pools
Facts About Legionella and Hot Tubs/Spas
Facts About Hot Tub Rash
Facts About Swimmer's Ear
Facts About MRSA and Recreational Water Facilities
Message: Information and frequently asked questions about Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) in pools.
Audience: Designed for the general public.
Use the Model Aquatic Health Code to Make Swimming Healthy and Safe
Message: Government agencies and the aquatics sector can use the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) to make swimming and other water activities healthier and safer.
Audience: Designed for state and local health professionals.
- Page last reviewed: May 4, 2016
- Page last updated: May 4, 2016
- Content source: