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Mental & physical health

File a water quality complaint for a swimming pool

The Department of Public Health regularly inspects and analyzes the water quality of swimming pools in:

  • Apartment buildings and condominiums.
  • Schools.
  • Recreation centers.
  • Swimming/aquatic centers.
  • Hotels/motels.
  • Gyms and athletic clubs.


If you think the water in a City public pool or other public bathing place is unsafe, call (215) 685-7342 to report it to the Department of Public Health. We investigate every report.

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