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Safety “First” at all DPR Pools

Date Released: 
Tue, 06/16/2015

Safety “First” at all DPR Pools

DPR Media Contact: 
Brian Armstead, (202) 746-2092, brian.armstead@dc.gov


(WASHINGTON, DC) – The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has installed state-of-the-art lightning strike technology at all indoor and outdoor DPR swimming pools.  The Telvent Weather Monitoring System sends an electronic alert to pool managers and area supervisors alerting that lighting has been detected within a five-mile radius of any DPR pool. The following guidelines then immediately take effect:

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