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Ensure Water Quality

Problem Solver - August 2018

The United Nations considers universal access to clean water a basic human right, and an essential step toward improving living standards worldwide.

Provide Safe & Simple Pool Sanitization

Problem Solver - August 2018

Let's look at simplicity first. Onsite chlorine generation is essentially a one-step process. You add a small amount of salt to pool water—ideally through an automated feeder—as it passes through a chlorine generator. The generator uses DC electric current between positively and negatively charged plates to convert the salt in the water to sodium hypochlorite, a form of chlorine, at near-neutral pH in a sufficient concentration to disinfect the pool water. Self-cleaning systems use reverse polarity to remove calcium buildup on the plates, reducing maintenance requirements.

Identify & Solve Pool Problems

Problem Solver - August 2018

If you need to add more and more chlorine to your pool to maintain a chlorine residual, you may have a problem with organic material, such as sweat or urine. Cloudy water might indicate trouble with your filtration. Algae in the pool is a sign of chlorination problems.

Come On In, The Water's Fine!

Effective Systems to Maintain Water Quality

Feature Article - July 2018

Keeping your pool’s water safe and free of waterborne pathogens is crucial for aquatic facility operators. From vacuuming and keeping debris out of the pool to ensuring you’ve got the right systems in place, find out more to keep your operations up to par.


Evaluating Eye & Respiratory Symptoms at an Indoor Waterpark

Guest Column - May 2018

When an indoor waterpark saw trouble with eye and respiratory symptoms among staff and swimmers, this investigation uncovered the culprit and suggested solutions.

Healthy Air, Healthy Water

Best Practices to Keep Patrons & Staff Healthy

Supplement Feature - February 2018

There is no more critical issue to pool owners than the safety of swimmers and staff. Failure to maintain safe water and good air quality can lead to health issues, and problems for your aquatic facility.

Goldfish Swim School Chooses Chlorine Generation

Web Exclusive - November 2017

One of the fastest-growing North American franchises recently chose to use on-site chlorine generation in its facilities in order to improve safety and cost-efficiency.


Clean Up the Swamp
Handling Algae in your Pool

Guest Column - September 2017

In the height of summer, when the weather gets hot and wet and bather loads are on the rise, your pool's water needs careful attention. If you find algae is a problem, here's how to handle it.

Enzymes to Ease Water Maintenance

Web Exclusive - September 2017

Manufacturers have developed new enzyme products to meet the needs of each and every body of water. Here's a look at how enzymes can help you maintain water quality more effectively at your aquatic facility.

Ensure Water Quality Safely

Problem Solver - August 2017

You can find a variety of chemicals in addition to chlorine to help maintain consistent water quality. Clarifiers and coagulants, often used to solve problems with a pool's water, can also be effective tools for routine maintenance. Talk to your chemical supplier about ways to use these products to reduce your consumption of sanitizer, while also removing undesirable compounds before they cause problems.