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Public Pools


poolsThe Recreation Program is responsible for issuing of approvals for the construction, alteration or reconstruction of public pools.            


Application Information 


Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act Information

Further Information


If you need further information, please contact:

Matthew A. Pawlik, P.E., R.S.

Supervising Sanitary Engineer

Recreation Program 

Department of Public Health

410 Capitol Avenue, MS#12SEW

P.O. Box 340308 Hartford, CT 06134-0308

Phone: 860-509-7384