Other stories by Gary Thill 

  • VGB x 1,000?

    For the aquatics industry, the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act confirmed the worst fears about government regulation: It was carelessly crafted, poorly communicated, arbitrarily enforced and blindly implemented.

  • Happy Dance

    Turns out the Great Recession, as some are now calling it, actually may make aquatics, and waterparks in particular, happy.

  • Blaming the Victim 

    Some readers may have taken one look at our provocative cover and wondered, “Why must we dwell on such an unpleasant topic?