And with 320,000 pools affected by the new rules, Colucci said the AHLA is concerned that the demand for lifts is exceeding current supply.
The industry is also worried about increased liability associated with making pool lifts permanently available when lifeguards aren't present. Hydraulic lifts can move quickly, potentially causing injury, Colucci said.
The U.S. Justice Department has more on ADA requirements for accessible pools.
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