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Joanne McClain

Joanne McClain

Joanne McClain is editor-in-chief of Pool & Spa News and Aquatics International magazines. She was born and raised in Hawaii, where she grew to appreciate the beauty and safety of swimming pools after a hair-raising encounter with a moray eel while snorkeling as a child. Joanne lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son.

Joanne McClain's Posts

Drain Entrapment is No Laughing Matter Drain Entrapment is No Laughing Matter

The recent waterpark episode of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" drew attention to drain entrapment in a way that was entirely shocking. Read more

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What Emerged from the Failed NSPF/APSP Merger is Good for the Industry What Emerged from the Failed NSPF/APSP Merger is Good for the Industry

By now, everyone’s heard the announcement that the planned merger of NSPF and APSP is not to be. But it's not a failure - here's why. Read more

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2016 Piscine Global Europe Exhibition a Hit 2016 Piscine Global Europe Exhibition a Hit

The biannual pool exhibition showed significant growth, drawing more than 17,000 people Read more

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United by Water: How Personal Water Stories Connect Us United by Water: How Personal Water Stories Connect Us

Crafting and sharing our water stories helps forge bonds within our community. Read more

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Meet the 2016 Best of Aquatics Winners Meet the 2016 Best of Aquatics Winners

The facilities that topped our list were those that had one thing in common: They all offered a level of detail and a thinking-outside-the-box mindset that helped set them apart. Read more

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