April 2013 Table of Contents

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Here Comes the Rain Again Lessons Learned Here Comes the Rain Again

A Denver facility comes up with a rain-check policy that’s a win-win for everyone Read more

Nation's First "Natural" Public Swimming Pool Nation's First "Natural" Public Swimming Pool

After a century of renovations and updates, a Minneapolis park’s swimming hole will return to its freshwater origins and become the nation’s first “natural” public swimming pool. Read more

Essential Extrication Drills for Lifeguards LIFESAVERS Essential Extrication Drills for Lifeguards

The drills here focus on team extrication for incidents where the victim is unconscious and in need of immediate care. Read more

Is CYA Out on the Inside? Tech Talk Is CYA Out on the Inside?

Everyone agrees that adding cyanuric acid to a pool extends the life of the chlorine by protecting it from damage by the sun’s UV rays. Read more

A New Waterpark Can Spark a Locale's Economy A New Waterpark Can Spark a Locale's Economy

High unemployment, crunched budgets and lower tax revenues have put financial stress on many locales. Those pressures can make a new waterpark very appealing. Read more

CPSC Head to Leave in Fall Industry News CPSC Head to Leave in Fall

Inez Tenenbaum, chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, will not seek renomination for her post. Read more

Connecticut Drownings Spark Bills Industry News Connecticut Drownings Spark Bills

Two drownings in Connecticut high schools have spurred state legislation that some claim could pose an unmanageable financial burden. Read more

AOAP Conference & Expo a Hit Industry News AOAP Conference & Expo a Hit

The 2013 AOAP Conference & Expo attracted more attendees and exhibitors than last year, as well as strong support for its educational program. Read more

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