NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — As temperatures heat up and summer approaches, inspectors from the Metro Public Health Department are working hard to ensure pools are safe and swimmer-ready this summer.
The Davidson County city health inspectors are finalizing their last-minute preparations to get the water operational and safe for guests. Each month, teams in Davidson County inspect 955 pools, from those open to the general public to hotels, health clubs and neighborhood pools.
Tommy Eubanks of the Metro Public Health Department says crews look at many variables when determining if a pool is ready for summer fun.
“It’s always a surprise when we come and check everything from the gates and doors to make sure they’re self-closing and self-locking,” Eubanks said, “we check the water chemistry, the filter return systems and the life-saving equipment even the bathrooms.” and locker rooms. We look at everything to do with the pool every month that we come in for an inspection.”
Various public pools are expected to open over Memorial Day weekend, including the public pools and wading pools at Clarksville Parks and Recreation.
As for Metro Parks, the city’s popular “Wave Country” on Two Rivers Parkway opens at 10 a.m. Saturday, along with the city’s two free spray courts. The outdoor communal pools are scheduled to open later on June 6th.
https://www.wkrn.com/news/local-news/metro-public-health-department-to-inspect-900-pools-ahead-of-summer/ MPHD to inspect 900+ pools in Davidson County