The Department of Justice has published a new technical assistance document, ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Governments, to help state and local government officials understand how title II of the ADA applies to their programs, activities, and services.

The illustrated guide touches on how the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design apply to the built environment, including existing pools and spas, new construction, and renovations. Although existing swimming pools and spas are not subject to the Safe Harbor provision, when evaluating an accessible solution, you may consider if it is readily achievable.

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