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Safer Swimming, Safer Breathing

Managing Water & Air Quality

Feature Article - November 2020

Good water quality (and subsequently, good air quality) are the cornerstone of a healthy aquatic facility—and the health of swimmers and staff.

The Air in There

Managing Air Quality in Aquatic Facilities

Feature Article - November 2019

When it's not properly managed, the air in natatoriums and other indoor aquatic facilities can become harmful—especially for lifeguards and frequent users. Learn more about how the industry is trying to tackle this challenge.


Safer Air for Swimmers
>> Levine Center for Wellness & Recreation at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C.

Facility Profile - October 2019

At this small North Carolina university, a swimming coach understands the value of good indoor air quality, and as a result, the aquatic facility is a home to champions.

Aquatic Trends Report

Supplement Feature - February 2019

In our first summary report of Aquatic Trends, we surveyed nearly 1,000 aquatics professionals to find out more about the equipment and amenities found in their facilities, as well as programming, regulatory compliance, major challenges and issues, and much more.

General Trends
Systems & Resources
Outfitting the Aquatic Facility
Certification in Pool Operations
Water Safety & Drowning Prevention
ADA Awareness & Compliance
MAHC Awareness & Participation
Challenges & Issues


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.


The Air in There
Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, N.C.

Facility Profile - September 2017

When this indoor aquatic facility hosted a large competitive event, it found its air handling system was not up to snuff. Now, with the right solution in place, swimmers and staffers are protected.

Improve Water & Air Quality

Problem Solver - August 2017

Chloramines emit an unpleasant smell that can be particularly strong in indoor facilities, especially where ventilations systems are not adequate. Even worse, chloramine gases are harmful to swimmers' lungs if exposed over a long period of time, and they can also cause damage to the pool equipment, dehumidifier and ventilation systems.

Improve Air & Water Quality

Problem Solver - August 2016

Not only do chloramines emit an unpleasant smell, which is particularly strong within indoor facilities, but these chloramine gases are also harmful to swimmers' lungs, if exposed over a long period of time.

Passing the Smell Test

Clearing the Air in Aquatic Facilities

Web Exclusive - August 2016

Indoor aquatic facilities can present numerous problems in terms of air quality—ultimately threatening the health of swimmers and staff, as well as the pool's infrastructure itself. HVLS fans can help.