The Basics of Healthy Swimming
By Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD Swimming is one of the most popular recreational activities in the United States, resulting in over 300-million person visits each year. Recreational waterborne infections (RWIs) have steadily increased relative […]
Evaluation of Water Conditioning Devices for Pool and Spa Ap...
By David Nance In order to meet market demand, NSF has developed a testing protocol to evaluate various technologies employed as water conditioning devices in pools and spas. This protocol is described in NSF’s Component […]
Changing the Quality of Life with a Quality Water
By Donna Kreutz William ‘Bill’ Siegmund completed his college degree in ethnomusicology and set out to both see and hear by traveling around the world. In the mid-1970s he traveled extensively, backpacking from the southern […]
A Healthy Respect for Pool Chemicals Can Help Avoid Accident...
By Mary Ostrowski and Robyn R. Brooks Pool treatment chemicals are essential for safe, healthy swimming pools, but unless used and stored properly, pool chemicals can pose a safety risk themselves. The US Centers for […]
Virtual Versus Traditional: Are Virtual Sales Appointments t...
By Jennifer Smith I started working with a company on Long Island and in one conversation heard they conduct some of their consultations via FaceTime. I was appalled! How in the world can you do […]
Ozone Generating Systems—Swimming Pool and Spa Application...
By Kelly Johnson, MWS Ozone (chemically written as O3) is a great swimming pool and spa oxidizer. Though not a stand-alone sanitizer or oxidizer, we will learn that it supports traditional pool and spa sanitizers, […]
Ozone AOP for Emerging Contaminants?
By Greg Reyneke, MWS Today’s water improvement landscape is quite different from years past; there are contaminants being discovered in water now that we are still grappling to fully understand. Legislators and water treatment professionals […]
Size Isn’t Everything
By Greg Reyneke, MWS My first real mentor in the water quality improvement industry was C.F. ‘Chubb’ Michaud. Among our many discussions over the years, one that stands out distinctly in my mind was almost […]
‘Too Good to Be True’
By Donna Kreutz Robbie Fayle, company Founder and inventor, knew the problems of hard water in Australia. She was a science teacher and after leaving teaching started CALCLEAR. Fayle’s team worked with distributors and hydroponic […]
IWSH Community Plumbing Challenge Solves Domestic Water and ...
By Mike Flenniken The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials’ (IAPMO) charitable foundation IWSH (International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation) harnesses the skills and expertise of water-industry professionals, organizations and manufacturers to support critical […]