Other stories by Matthew Griffith

  • You’re So Vain

    I was a young college graduate and had enthusiastically accepted my first full-time job in a state thousands of miles away

  • Quality Control

    There are a lot of misunderstood concepts and myths in the aquatics industry.

  • The Real CSI

    Since the early 1960s, the pool industry has been using a familiar concept called the Calcium Saturation Index to predict water’s tendency to be corrosive or scale-forming

  • Reaching a Higher Level

    Lifeguard in-service training programs not only can improve emergency preparedness, but also facilitate individual employee development into contributing members of the community.

  • When Lightning Strikes

    While there are many urban legends in the world of aquatics, one is by far the greatest of all — lightning and indoor swimming pools.