Bacteriological Testing

As a Pennsylvania Certified lab, B&R Pools and Swim Shop can fulfill the State and County requirements for weekly bacteriological analysis at your commercial facility.   We collect the weekly water samples required by law and perform the necessary analysis and reporting.  We are experts in pool water… why trust anyone else to certify that your pool is safe and clean for your patrons?

PA Law:  The permittee shall be responsible for the collection and examination of samples for the purity of the water used for swimming or bathing. The samples shall be examined by a laboratory which complies with §  18.31 (relating to laboratory testing). The permittee shall have a bacteriological analysis made at least once each week of a sample collected during the period of maximum use of the public bathing place.

For More Information:
http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/007/chapter128/chap128toc.html

Allegheny County Law: The water quality in a bathing place, hot tub or spa shall be determined through the collection and analysis of water samples for the presence of coliform bacteria and Heterotrophic plate counts in accordance with Standard Methods procedures. In addition to the requirements in Section 917.A(a), the water quality in a hot tub or spa shall be determined through the collection and analysis of water samples for the presence of either fecal streptococci or staphylococci bacteria.

For More Information: http://www.achd.net/housing/pubs/pdf/poolrul.pdf