Water Safety

Public Health Services inspects public pools, spas, wading pools and splash pads to ensure compliance with regulations and guidelines under Ontario’s Health Protection and Promotion Act.

Inspection reports for public pools, spas, wading pools and splash pads are available upon request if you:

Beach water quality is monitored at Hamilton public beaches between Victoria Day and Labour Day. Public Health Services posts beach water quality as unsafe for swimming if lab tests show bacteria levels (E. coli) are too high or if blue green algae is present.