Environmental Protection Agency

Setting the Standard
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Setting the Standard

Evaluating the effects of pool treatment chemicals Read more

Using Enzymes & Phosphate Reducers in Pools
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Using Enzymes & Phosphate Reducers in Pools

These specialty chemicals can be an important part of pool maintenance Read more

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Less Is More

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s Pollution Prevention (P2) Program concluded a successful grant project thanks to funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Read more

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EPA Anounces Inaugural "Don't Fry Day" This Friday

To remind Americans about sun-safe behaviors the Environmental Protection Agency's SunWise Program and the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention have designated the Friday before Memorial Day as “Don’t Fry Day Read more

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Watered Down: ONE

Many aquatics professionals are hearing reports about swim meets where athletes have to queue up in the hallway because the natatorium air is too polluted to breathe. Read more

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Watered Down: TWO

Many aquatics professionals are hearing reports about swim meets where athletes have to queue up in the hallway because the natatorium air is too polluted to breathe. Read more

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Rise in Eye Infections Linked to Swimming Pools

The Environmental Protection Agency’s mandate to reduce the amount of chemicals used to sanitize public water, including pools, may be the cause behind a recent increase in a rare eye infection among contact lens users, especially swimmers. Read more

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Study Reveals How Much Water Swimmers Ingest

Children swallow twice as much water as adults, and swimmers are more likely to ingest water in a pool than a natural body of water, according to a recent study by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Read more

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EPA Approves New Crypto Filtration Application

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new flocculation process that effectively filters cryptosporidium out of pool water. Read more

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