State Codes

New Hampshire Pool Code

Code: NH NAR Chapter Env-Wq 1100
Effective Date:May 1, 2014
Governing Body:New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Notes: The New Hampshire NAR Chapter Env-Wq-1100 list specific safety rules that are required in their Pool Rules sign. The New Hampshire Pool Rules sign includes the location of the facility telephone or radio, which is a code requirement. This rule applies to the New Hampshire Spa Rules sign as well.

Required Pool Safety Equipment For New Hampshire

Rescue PoleYes12' RequiredShop
Ring BuoysYes18" Life Ring Buoy Required.Shop
Throw LineYes1/4” in diameter, .5x maximum width of pool or 50 feet, whichever is less.Shop
Depth MarkersYes Non-skid depth markers on deck. Installed at maximum and minimum water depths; all points of slope change; and increments of depth not to exceed 2 ft (nor greater than 25 ft). Measured in feet.Shop
First Aid KitYes Shop

Lifeguard/No Lifeguard

Rules - Pool

Rules - Spa


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