Preparation Stage – meeting to Set Daily agenda and work assignment
Pool Cleaning – removing slime and vacuuming dirt and algae
Pump Room Checking –to ensure proper operation
Water Analysis- to ensure the quality of water meet
the statutory requirement
Public Swimming Pools Regulation
The National Environment Agency (NEA) licenses all public swimming pools in Singapore, which include pools located within Sport Singapore complexes, condominiums, hotels, clubs, and educational institutions.
Quality of water in Singapore’s public swimming pools
A licensee shall ensure that no pool is used or made available for use unless the requirements
stated in the table below are met
Physical and Chemical Analysis & Bacteriological Examination
|Water Quality Test Items||Unit of Measurements/Conditions||Singapore NEA Guideline||WHO Guideline|
|Tubidity||NTU||Max 5||not exceed 0.5|
|Colour||Hazen Units||Max 5||–|
|Residual Chlorine||mg/L Total Cl₂||1.0-3.0||not exceed 3.0|
|Copper||mg/L Cu||Max 0.2||–|
|Standard Plate Count||CFU/mL (37°C, 24h)||Max 200||–|
|Total Coliform Count||CFU/100mL(35°C, 24h)||Max 10||–|
|E.Coli Count||CFU/100mL(35°C, 24h)||<1||<1|
A licensee shall carry out tests on the pH value and the residual disinfectant concentration of the water In the pool at least once a day.
A licensee shall arrange for water in the pool to be sampled and analysed by a Government laboratory or any other
laboratory approved by the Director-General for chemical and bacteriological quality at least once a month or at such other intervals as may be stipulated by the Director-General, and submit the testresults to the Director-General.