More stories about Sanitation

  • Patrons Pee in Pools, Won’t Shower

    The majority of American adults (93 percent) say they won’t use someone else’s bath water, yet 68 percent skip showering before getting in the pool.

  • Outbreak Spawns Class Action Lawsuit

    A class action lawsuit has been filed in the state of New York,potentially involving as many as 2,700 people who allegedly weresickened from a 2008 norovirus outbreak at the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterparkin Queensbury

  • Quality Control

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

  • Most Don’t Shower Before Swimming

    The majority of the public fails to shower before entering the water at a commercial aquatics facility, suggests widely reported new research.

  • Shigella Cases Lead to Strict Toddler Pool Rules

    Children in Northern Kentucky who are not potty trained must stay out of public pools, even when wearing swim diapers.

  • Nothing But Air

    Have you ever calculated how much urine and sweat are in the average pool? The number might surprise you.

  • Equipment - Supplemental Sanitation

    There are two basic options when it comes to alterative sanitation treatment systems: ozone and ultraviolet radiation.

  • Equipment:Eight

    There are two basic options when it comes to alterative sanitation treatment systems: ozone and ultraviolet radiation. Here’s a look at each type.

  • Pressure Situation

    Five to 10 years ago, our industry knew very little about ultraviolet treatment systems for recreational swimming environments.

  • Seeing the Light

    Jim Monks used to lose a lot of sleep over his smelly pool.