Tag Archives: National Swimming Pool Foundation

Expansion and Contraction in PVC Pool Piping

In the commercial swimming pool industry, the overwhelming choice for pool piping material selection is Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC). The use of such materials can provide security, as it is non-corrosive, and if installed properly, some would say this pipe material can provide an almost infinite life span. But, in comparison to other pipe material selections, […]

The 12th Annual WAHC, I can’t wait!

As the National Swimming Pool Foundation begins to celebrate its 50th year anniversary, it is busy preparing for the 12th annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC). Everything that the Foundation does, helps people live healthier lives. Since its inception, the WAHC has established itself as the preeminent scientific conference for the aquatic industry. There are […]

Do You need a CPO®?

When I joined TMI, I had never heard of a Certified Pool Operator (CPO®). I had no idea they existed.  People really undertake training and education just to take care of a pool? Why? I’d seen my grandfather squint at a pink sample of pool water and throw a few more pucks of chlorine into […]

NSPF Evolves to Foster Greater Impact

The Board of Directors for non-profit      National Swimming Pool Foundation® elected new officers, announced the retirement of one Board member, and appointed three new Board members. All changes took effect on November 1, 2012. Mr. D. Scot Hunsaker, President, Counsilman-Hunsaker & Associates, St. Louis, Missouri, was elected President of the Board. He succeeds Mr. John […]

The MAHC: Evolution or Revolution for the Future?

I heard a thought leader, a friend, take  issue with adoption of the CDC  Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) since it’s being  positioned as an “evolution” in design and operations rather than a needed  “revolution.” Half of the United States is not united on requiring  that the person operating the public pool have any verifiable […]