The National Environmental Health Association, the International Code Council, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance collaboration and recognize the co-existence of the International Swimming Pool & Spa Code and the Model Aquatic Health Code.

The ISPSC is a product of the ICC and the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals. It addresses all aspects of construction, design, installation, and initial approval and inspection of all aquatics facilities.

The MAHC is a CDC-led effort to develop public health standards for aquatics facilities.

According to a press release, “The MOU is intended to enhance public health, safety and uniformity in the design, installation, inspection and operation of aquatics facilities.…”