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MAHC Hygiene: Counsilman – Hunsaker Response

The CDC posted the Hygiene Model Aquatic Health Code Module for public comment on October 31, 2011.  The Counsilman – Hunsaker team posted a group response in support of the public comment requirements.  This response can be viewed at the below link.

Counsilman – Hunsaker Response

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UV and Chlorine Water Disinfection Research

Purdue University, was awarded a grant of $75,000 as the first step in a three-year program to research combined UV and chlorine swimming pool water disinfection methods. The research will examine the effects of combined treatment on water and air chemistry in chlorinated, indoor pool settings.  The grant, managed and administered under the NSPF industrial […]

Regulatory Program Administration MAHC

CDC posts Regulatory Program Administration Model Aquatic Health Code Module for public comment with a closing date of February 5, 2012. Click for module Click for Annex The Regulatory Program Administration module for the MAHC was posted on December 7, 2011, for public comment.  The Regulatory Program Administration Program Module follows a best practice and […]

National Swimming Pool Foundation Grants

The NSPF mission statement is: To enhance healthy living by increasing aquatic activity through education and research.  In support of this mission, the board has awarded four grants totaling $180,995. One health benefit grant was awarded to Utah State University and three injury prevention grants were awarded to University of Arizona, Purdue University, and the […]

Children’s Aquatic Wellness

An aquatic therapy center for children with rehabilitation needs and developmental disorders must be designed with a balance of inspiration, innovation, and accommodation, where aesthetics and function merge.  Athletic Business’s November issue features an article describing keys to success on designing an aquatic therapy center for children. Interactive Water The size of the pool should […]