Getting the Message
By Kevin Post and Michelle Schwartz,
Counsilman-Hunsaker | February 2010
Chances are, your teen lifeguards use and
embrace technologies such as texting and Twitter. Here’s why
you should, too.
By Austin Looper, PPG | January 2010
Run a hotel, motel or association aquatics facility? Chances are,
you’re in violation of water quality codes. Knowing why will
help reduce RWIs.
By Larry Benz, Lawson Aquatics | November/December 2009
In the haste to comply with VGB, some operators have forgotten the
importance of flow rate. Is your facility one of them?
By Rebecca Kells, Water Wizz Water Park | September 2009
An operator explains why her park requires life jackets, and how
she’s learned to gain parents’ cooperation.
By John Fletemeyer, Stephen Leatherman & Rob
Brander | June 2009
New research suggests aquatics professionals need to rethink how
they warn and guard against the leading cause of beach
Getting in the Act
By Joe D’Orio, Hayward Pool Products | May
This year, aquatics facilities must make sure they are in
compliance with the Pool and Spa Safety Act before they’re
ready to open for the new season.
Piecing It Together
By Rebecca Robledo, Pool & Spa News | March
The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act has left industry
professionals with many questions. Here are some answers.
By Fred Carter | February 2009
A perfect safety record for 25 years? An operator who achieved this
milestone tells how.
When Lightning Strikes
Griffiths and Matthew Griffin | November/December 2008
Should you close your indoor pool when lightning approaches? The
answer may surprise you.
Caught in the Act
Joe DiOrio and Kevin Potucek | October 2008
Here’s how to quickly and cost-effectively retrofit your pool
to comply with the VGB Pool and Spa Safety Act.
A Healthy Relationship
Keifer | June 2008
It’s time for operators and health inspectors to stop butting
heads. Here’s how the two can work together for the
betterment of the industry.
By Maria Bella | May
You’re not ready for the new season until you complete this
Letter of the Law
By Paul Pennington
| April 2008
The new federal pool and spa safety law requires compliance in 12
months. An expert explains the new law and what operators need to
do to follow it.