As the July 1 deadline for documentation of progress or
compliance with the VGB Act approaches,
Wisconsin has released its interpretation of the
legislation, including some additional state requirements.
Any planned alterations or modifications to the circulation
system of an existing public pool must be submitted by a
licensed engineer or architect and receive approval prior
to commencement, according the Wisconsin Administrative
Code. Also, Department of Health Statute 172 requires
facility operators to show documentation that they are in
compliance with federal and state laws to CPSC-conducted
Those who do not meet requirements could have their
permits voided and face fines.