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How Green is Your Pool?

How green is your pool?

Normally, a green pool is a sign of trouble.  But these days it is hip to be green – in the earth-friendly sense, that is.  Whether you are dreaming a new facility, pondering improvements to what you have, or are just wondering what you can do better right now, here are some ideas to make your oasis greener.

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MAHC Regulatory Program Administration – CH Response

The CDC posted the Regulatory Program Administration Model Aquatic Health Code Module for public comment on December 7, 2011.  Hydrologicblog posted this announcement with the supporting documents. http://hydrologicblog.com/2011/12/regulatory-program-administration-mahc/ 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 – […]

Five Municipalities Partner for Aquatics Success

How do five municipalities agree on the replacement of two outdated swimming pools in two different locations with the support of the community and local school district? Cooperation, mutual respect, and options were vital to success. The Municipalities It began when a 1997 Park Survey revealed community interest in new swimming pools for the Centre […]

Whimsical Aquatic Wellness Center for Children

An aquatic therapy center for children with rehabilitation needs and developmental disorders should be designed with a balance of inspiration, innovation, and accommodation, where aesthetics and function merge. Interactive Water The size of the pool must be large enough for several children and their therapists at one time, about 50 square feet of water surface per […]

Pool Water Tightness Tests

What is the definition of a water tight swimming pool? Believe it or not, there is not agreement on how a swimming pool should hold water.  The differences centers around being water tight before or after the final finish is applied to the pool shell.  An example would be should the pool be water tight […]