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  • Temporary Pools Meet Recreational Aquatics Demand

    by Barrett Kilmer October 2016

    This article appeared in the October issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • 2016 Facilities of Merit: Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre

    by AB Staff September 2016

    Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre | Surrey, B.C.

  • New Product Roundup: Weight-Room Tile, Lane Line Storage and More

    by AB Staff September 2016

    This article appeared in the September issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Air, Water Quality Key Drivers of IU Natatorium Renovation

    by Emily Attwood September 2016

    This article appeared in the September issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Did Waves Make for Strange Trends in Rio Swim Times?

    by Chris Gorski August 2016

    This article first appeared on Inside Science. View the original here.

    (Inside Science) -- Yet another new theory has surfaced that suggests the structure of the Olympic swimming pool may have given some swimmers advantages in Rio.

  • Family Reaches $3M Settlement in Public Pool Death

    by Stuart Goldman August 2016

    The family of a teenager who died after he was pulled from a public swimming pool reached a tentative $3 million settlement with Los Angeles County and four county lifeguards whom the family claimed were negligent in trying to save their son, according to a report.

  • Rio Officials: Hydrogen Peroxide Caused Green Pools

    by Stuart Goldman August 2016

    In the latest episode of the soap opera “As the World Turns ... Green,” we now have a more definitive explanation from Rio Olympics officials as to why pools used for diving and water polo turned from blue to green: hydrogen peroxide.

  • Family Sues Pool Owners Over Boy’s 2014 Injuries

    by Stuart Goldman August 2016

    The family of a boy who suffered a concussion and a broken leg after a fall from a high dive two years ago is suing the owners of a Texas pool.

  • Quiz: Test Your Water Quality Knowledge

    by AB Staff July 2016

    Want to test your pool and hot tub water quality knowledge? Take this five-question quiz based on this article from our July/August 2016 issue, and see what you know about water! 

    Didn't do so hot? Brush up on your water quality knowledge here!

  • Seven Steps to Ensure Proper Pool Water Quality

    by Paul Steinbach July 2016

    This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

    Today's commercial swimming pools — whether built for competition, recreation or wellness — are complex operations. And that's before anybody takes the plunge. Add swimmers, each introducing a paper clip's worth of organic material to the water, and you have a recipe for what one pool professional calls "homo sapiens soup." Large bather loads bring even greater challenges to the delicate but critical process of keeping the water clean, disinfected and safe for users.