Spa pool at Tepid Baths reopens

Published on : Saturday, February 27, 2016

Spa poolA spa pool at the Tepid Baths has been reopened after it was closed down following testing positive for legionella bacteria.

The spa was opened again yesterday (Feb 26) afternoon after being treated according to procedures recommended by the Auckland Regional Public Health Service and confirmation that negative test results had been returned.

Auckland Council Acting Manager Leisure Michael Groom says he wanted to thank pool users for their patience and understanding while the spa was shut.

“We take health protection very seriously and as soon as we were informed of the positive result, the pool was shut immediately.

“Visitors to the Tepid Baths, particularly regular spa pool users, have been hugely understanding of the reasons for its closure and the need for us to be certain the pool was negative for the bacteria before it could be reopened,” says Mr Groom.

The pool will continue to be monitored over the next three months to ensure testing for the bacteria remains negative.

Additionally, a new cleaning regime has been established throughout Auckland Council’s leisure facilities to minimise the risk of future occurrences of the bacteria, meaning processes for all of the spa pools exceed current New Zealand Standards.

Tags: ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo


  • 01 AIME 2018 BB
  • 02 WTM Latin America 2018
  • 03 IMEX 2018
  • 04 AIME-2018 small
  • 05 itb-china 2018
  • 06 TTF-2018
  • 08 mice-arabia 18
  • 09 JTTX 2018
  • 09 The hotel shows audiarabia 18
  • 10 hotelfair 2018
  • 10 miceforum 18
  • 11 Digital Travel 2018
  • 11 Hotelex-Shanghai 18
  • 12 mitt 18
  • 13 aitf 2018
  • 30 PATA


Get our toolbar!
Review on