To fulfill its vision, the ASPNSP recognizes the need to adapt regualtory guidelines to suit the design, permitting, and construction of NSPs. ASPNSP members will form an ad-hoc committee for change proposals to the CDC's voluntary guidance document, the MAHC.

Regulatory Changes to Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC)

ASPNSP partner, BioNova®, spear-headed the Webber Park Swimming Pool (pictured above) project build in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The ASPNSP wants to encourage and facilitate more civic spaces like this that use nature-based solutions for biologically purified water instead of traditional chemical methods. The pool has received positive reviews and Instagram media shares from it's visitors since it's construction finished in 2015.

Webber Park Natural Swimming Pool

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