WITH the summer here a dip in the pool is sure to appeal, so it is with this in mind that the Service Public is reminding people about the regulations, introduced in 2003, that are in place.
The rules are designed to protect young children from drowning and you have a choice of four different types of technique that can be employed.
The first is fencing that surrounds the pool, another option is a a cover placed over it, a motion detecting alarm or a hard shell-like cover.
There is a strict certification system in place to ensure each method meets the standards, and the page featured on the Service Public site has a simple French-language guide to the swimming pool regulations you can download.
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