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
Those who do not meet requirements could have their
permits voided and face fines.