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You want more competitive swimmers? Make swim meets shorter!!

“If I had only one day left to live I would spend it at a swim meet because they last forever.” I’ve seen this on swimmers’ t-shirts at swim meets across the country, and I couldn’t agree more. I was recently visiting with USA Swimming in Colorado Springs when we began discussing how to get […]

Pool Design Part 2 – Often Forgotten Elements of the Best Pools

You can read about the science behind a good pool but what else goes into a facility to really make it great? It is easy when designing a pool to stop at the pumps controlling a pool and the hole you put in the ground but a truly good facility looks not only at the […]

Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Review

Many people have been asking: What is the current status of the MAHC and what is the best web site address to hit to see the current status of the modules for comments? Here’s a link to the CDC’s webpage so you can check the status on each module. http://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/swimming/pools/mahc/structure-content/index.html Here’s a list of what […]

Revised MAHC Modules Posted: Disinfection & Water Quality, Regulatory

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin on 1/24/2014 Thank you for your interest in the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC), a collaborative effort of public health, academia, and industry working to protect individuals, families, and communities from preventable waterborne diseases and injuries through evidence-based guidance. Read below for the latest information. […]

Revised MAHC Module Posted: Facility Design and Construction

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 12/16/2013 04:05 PM EST December 16, 2013 Thank you for your interest in the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC), a collaborative effort of public health, academia, and industry working to protect individuals, families, and communities from preventable waterborne diseases and injuries through evidence-based guidance. Read […]