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Safer Waters for All

MAHC Created to Improve Pool Safety

Feature Article - January 2015

The Model Aquatic Health Code was developed with input from industry experts to provide a guideline for entities managing aquatic facility health and safety issues across the country. Learn more about the code and how it affects your facility, as well as new trends in lifeguarding and more.


When Cloudy Water Strikes
Strategies for Handling Water Quality

Guest Column - November 2014

When cloudy water strikes your pool, there are methods you can use—and chemicals you can add to the water—to make things right again.

In the Swim

The Olympic Pool & Fitness Centre in Newmarket, New Zealand

Web Exclusive - September 2014

A New Zealand pool and fitness center has found the right solution to protect swimmers from illness while providing a wonderful swimming experience.

Maintain Water & Air Quality in Aquatic Facilities

Problem Solver - August 2014

Indoor aquatic facilities often must constantly deal with water and air quality issues, particularly when bather loads are high and during competitive swim events. Having a secondary sanitizing system in place can help ensure the cleanest water possible while also combating the high chloramine levels that cause poor air quality, red eyes, dry skin and other unpleasant side effects for bathers.

Ensure Water Clarity at Your Pool

Problem Solver - August 2014

Water clarity is critically important to aquatic facilities. Clear water is a sign of good water quality, and also is crucial to swimmer safety, providing a clear view for lifeguards. Maintaining consistent water quality and clarity requires strict adherence to the suggested maintenance practices for your pool, including filtration and chlorination systems. Regularly checking your pool's water and keeping accurate records is a requirement in most localities. By continually checking the status of your pool, you'll be aware of any changes that require immediate attention.

Drought-Proof Your Pool

Web Exclusive - August 2014

With so many states facing water shortages, smart strategies for reducing waste can come in handy and keep your pool up and running.


Spa Solutions
UV Water Treatment Gaining Ground

Guest Column - March 2014

Managing spa water is much simpler when UV treatment is part of your mix. Learn more about how UV works, and how it is a much more effective weapon in the battle against RWIs.

Follow the Rules

A Regulatory Update

Supplement Feature - February 2014

Mandates enacted by Congress to open up jobs, as well as access to public accommodations and transportation to the disabled, have been on the books since the 1990 passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. But it wasn't until recently that swimming pools and recreational facilities came under ADA scrutiny.

On the Safe Side

Make Your Aquatic Center Safe (and Fun!) From the Ground Up

Feature Article - January 2014

From tight control over water quality to staff and visitor education, there are many ways to improve the safety of your aquatic facility.


RWIs: Framing a Healthy Perspective

Guest Column - November 2013

Earlier in the year, a CDC report led to a veritable storm of media reports on poop in pools. But as with most scientific reporting, a little perspective is called for.