George Deines is Studio Director — Studies with Counsilman-Hunsaker, an aquatics firm in St. Louis. A frequent speaker at aquatics conferences, he has worked in the municipal aquatics space for 18 years. In his six years with Counsilman-Hunsaker, he has worked on more than 100 aquatics facilities.
Agencies sometimes see pool closures as a quick and easy to way to reduce the budget. We'll likely see instances of this as we deal with the pandemic. Here, an expert offers tips to advocate for pool openings -- once it's safe.