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  • States Considering New Aquatics-Related Legislation

    The California Spa & Pool Industry Education Council (SPEC), a lobbying firm, has sponsored A.B. 2409 in an attempt to separate pools and spas from the definition of “waterfeature” in the Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance.

  • Wave House Sentosa

    Wave House Sentosa is the fourth and newest installation in a chain of Wave Houses that stretches from Durban in South Africa, San Diego in California, to Santiago in Chile.

  • Industry Advocate Launches Campaign to Fight Detrimental Legislation

    The California Spa & Pool Industry Education Council (SPEC), kicked off its 2009-2010 membership campaign last week at the Pool Industry Expo in Monterey, Calif. The SHARK Campaign, described so because of its hard-hitting message…

  • Green Solutions

    On practically a daily basis during summer 2003, major newspapers in California carried articles citing closures of public swimming pools due to an inability to afford the utility costs, or justify keeping pools open.

  • California Moves Forward on VGB Legislation

    California’s legislature has passed a highly anticipated bill to address the Pool and Spa Safety Act, and is moving forward on other legislation likely to impact the aquatics industry.

  • Fed Authority Challenged in Calif.

    A leading lobbyist for California’s aquatics industry is questioning whether the state or its attorney general is authorized to enforce the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • Fed Authority Challenged in Calif.

    A leading lobbyist for California’s aquatics industry is questioning whether the state or its attorney general is authorized to enforce the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • Calif. Mandates Life Vests at Wave Pools

    New safety requirements now in place for California wave pools are likely to create new demand for life vests and may set a precedent for the rest of the industry.

  • California Mandates Life Vests at Wave Pools

    New safety requirements now in place for California wave pools are likely to create new demand for life vests — and may set a precedent for the rest of the industry.

  • Splash! La Mirada Aquatics Center

    Featuring a competition venue and an elaborate pirate-themed leisure area, Splash! La Mirada Aquatics Center is a testament to the Southern California city’s growing desirability.