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Services provided by the ODH Public Swimming Pool program:

  • Technical assistance and training on the construction, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and evaluation of public swimming pools
  • Review and approval of engineered plans that have been designed to meet all of the requirements found within 3701-31 of the OAC 
  • Inspections during the construction process to ensure that the pool is installed per the rules and approved plans
  • Guidance to local health district staff for the implementation of the public swimming pool/spa/special use pool regulatory program
  • Periodic surveys of local health district licensing programs to assess their compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Resource for the general public relative to aquatic recreation issues, protection from disease transmission, personal safety, and complaint investigations

The following staff are available to assist you:

  • Angela Raderchak
  • Corey Schwab
  • Jenifer Hassinger
  • Kevin Barlow
  • Mark Wiesner
  • Stephen Long

Public Swimming Pool engineering staff:

  • Victor Nduaguba

Recreation, Engineering, And Community Health (REACH) Unit Administrator:

  • Mary Shaffer

For assistance by email, please use the following configuration for any staff: firstname.lastname@odh.ohio.gov

General Information:  614-644-7438 

Construction Inspection Requests:  614-644-7468

Engineering:  614-644-7527

Mailing Address:

Ohio Department of Health
Bureau of Environmental Health and Radiation Protection
Public Swimming Pools
246 N High Street
Columbus, OH 43215