Public Pools & Spas

Two workers standing in front of a pool.


Customer support is available daily during regular business hours, Monday- Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm via phone at 719-578-3199, option 3 and via email at [email protected]. The Environmental Health Office is now open for walk-ins and appointments Mondays and Thursdays ONLY from 9:00am to 3:00pm. The office will remain closed to the public Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

We continue to encourage electronic applications which must be submitted through [email protected], or OWTS applications through [email protected]. You will be contacted by a member of our administrative team regarding payments for electronic applications.  Paper applications and physical payments can also be submitted and placed in our EH Drop Box located outside of the Environmental Health Office or turned in during our open office hours. Acceptable forms of payment include credit, checks, and money orders. Cash not accepted.

Currently we are experiencing delayed response times for calls and emails due to heavy volume. Applications will be processed in the order they were received.

El Paso County has 282 regulated public swimming pools and spas.  Environmental Health Specialists routinely inspect public swimming pools and spas to assure compliance with Colorado's Safe Swimming Pool and Mineral Baths Regulations, 5 CCR 1003-5.

Proper pool and spa maintenance can help prevent gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases that may be spread via improperly maintained pool water.

To view inspection reports, click here.