The Western Publishing Association honored Aquatics International with two Maggie awards for print and online journalism.AI Connect, the interactive networking portal for the aquatics industry, won Best Use of Social Media. Aquatics’ three-part piece “Crypto: Truth, Consequences, Solutions” about the rise and spread of cryptosporidium, took top honors in the Best Series of Articles category. It was published in the March, April and May 2009 issues, and is available online.

The awards were presented at a May 7 banquet in Los Angeles.