REC REPORT FEATURES
The National Park Service released its fiscal year 2014 deferred maintenance statistics for national parks, revealing an $11.49 billion nationwide total, up from the $11.3 billion reported at the end of fiscal year 2013.
A recent report conducted by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) surveyed health departments about practices at aquatic venues, and turned up some disturbing trends. Violations and unsafe practices are common, leading to many preventable pool closings. Now the NACCHO has released a policy statement with recommendations to help pools and agencies improve practices and increase water safety.