9 - SWIMMING POOL OR SPA (RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL) by alendar

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									    STAGE          9 - SWIMMING POOL OR SPA (RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL)
                   A swimming pool is any body of water with a depth of 300mm or greater and able to hold water and intended for swimming or wading
   Public          Ensure your pool/spa has no leaks
 Awareness         Do not hose concrete or paved pathways or adjacent paved / concreted areas unless the run–off finishes on a lawn or in a garden area.
  Campaign
 (Voluntary)
      1             • A new swimming pool or spa with a capacity of less than 2000 litres may be filled by the town water supply by means of either a hand-held hose fitted
(Compulsory)          with a trigger nozzle a watering can or bucket.
                    • A new swimming pool or spa with a capacity greater than 2000 litres must not be filled with the town water supply. They must be filled with an
                      alternate water source (pool owners and companies must provide evidence that water has been obtained from an alternative source).
                    • An existing swimming pool or spa with a capacity less than 2000 litres may be filled by the town water supply by either a hand-held hose fitted with a
                      trigger nozzle a watering can or bucket at anytime.
                    • An existing swimming pool or spa with a capacity greater than 2000 litres must not be filled with the town water supply. They must be filled with an
                      alternate water source (pool owners and companies must provide evidence that water has been obtained from an alternative source).
                    • An existing swimming pool or spa of any capacity that is at least 75% full can be topped up by the town water supply by means of either a hand-held
                      hose fitted with a trigger nozzle a watering can or bucket at anytime.
     2              • Empty pools or spas with a capacity of less than 2000 litres can be filled with the town water supply but only on alternate days before 10.00am and
(Compulsory)          after 5.00pm.
                    • Empty pools or spas with a greater capacity of 2000 litres cannot be filled with the town water supply. They must be filled with an alternate water
                      source, such as bore of dam water.
                    • Pools and spas of any capacity that are at least 75% full can be topped up with the town water supply on alternate days before 10.00am and after
                      5.00pm.
    2a              • Filling or topping-up of pools/spas (including mobile spas) with a capacity of less than 2000 litres is permitted but only on designated days and within
(Compulsory)          designated times, and using either a bucket or a hand-held hose fitted with a trigger nozzle.
                    • Pools/spas with a capacity greater than 2000 litres cannot be filled except with an alternative water source to the town water supply (pool owners and
                      companies must provide evidence that water has been obtained from an alternative source). Pools that are least 75% full can be topped-up but only on
                      designated days and within designated times (see Definitions for explanation of designated days) using either a bucket or hand-held hose fitted with a
                      trigger nozzle.




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     3              • A new swimming pool or spa of any capacity must not be filled with the town water supply. They must be filled will an alternate source to the town
(Compulsory)          water supply (pool owners and companies must provide evidence that water has been obtained from an alternative source).
                    • An existing swimming pool or spa with a capacity less than 2000 litres may be filled by means of a watering can or bucket filled directly from a tap or by
                      using a hand held hose fitted with a trigger nozzle but only on designated days within designated times (see Definitions for explanation of designated
                      days).
                    • An existing swimming pool or spa with a capacity greater than 2000 litres must not be filled with the town water supply. They must be filled will an
                      alternate source to the town water supply (pool owners and companies must provide evidence that water has been obtained from an alternative
                      source).
                    • An existing swimming pool or spa of any capacity that is at least 75% full may be topped up by the town water supply by means of a hose fitted with a
                      trigger nozzle, a watering can or a bucket filled but only on designated days within designated times (see Definitions for explanation of designated
                      days).
    3a              • A new swimming pool or spa of any capacity must not be filled. However, it can be filled using an alternate water source to the town reticulation
(Compulsory)          system (pool owners and companies must provide evidence that water has been obtained from an alternative source).
                    • An existing swimming pool or spa may be topped up by means of a watering can or bucket filled directly from a tap (and not by means of a hose) but
                      only on designated days and within designated times.
                    Note: to top up an existing pool or spa it must be at least 75% full.
     4              • A new or existing swimming pool or spa of any capacity must not be filled. However, it can be filled using an alternate water source to the town
(Compulsory)          reticulation system (pool owners and companies must provide evidence that water has been obtained from an alternative source)
                    • An existing swimming pool or spa may be topped up by means of a watering can or bucket filled directly from a tap (and not by means of a hose) but
                      only on designated days and within designated times; 6.00am – 8.00am (7.00am – 9.00am non daylight saving period). See Definitions for explanation
                      of designated days.
                    Note: to top up an existing pool or spa it must be at least 75% full.




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