The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance is set to bring back an in-person World Aquatic Health Conference in October.
One of the more technically and science-oriented conferences in the industry, the event is set for Oct. 13-15 in Houston, Texas. It is targeted to pool operators, environmental health officials, service technicians, aquatic managers and other professionals.
More than 30 sessions will take place among four tracks: Water and Air Quality; Facility Management; Codes and Standards; and Employee Management and Aquatic Programming. Pre-conference sessions, including the Certified Pool & Spa Operator course, begin October 11.
The keynote presentation will be given by Paralympian Jessica Long, who was slated to compete for Team USA in Tokyo at press time. One of the most decorated female athletes in U.S. history, Long first competed in the games at 12 years old, gaining three gold medals in 2004. She subsequently competed and medaled in each Paralympics since.