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Rebecca Robledo

Rebecca Robledo

Rebecca Robledo is an award-winning trade journalist with more than 25 years experience reporting on and editing content for the pool, spa and aquatics industries. She specializes in technical, complex or detail-oriented subject matter with an emphasis in design and construction, as well as legal and regulatory issues. For this coverage, she has received numerous awards, including four Jesse H. Neal Awards, considered by many to be the “Pulitzer Prize of Trade Journalism.”

Rebecca Robledo's Posts

PoolCorp Antitrust Lawsuit: Case Closed -- For Good PoolCorp Antitrust Lawsuit: Case Closed -- For Good

As plantiffs opt out of an appeal, the PoolCorp class action ends in the megadistributor’s favor. Read more

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In Memoriam: Don Witte, Entrapment Research Pioneer, Code-Writing Virtuoso
		1936-2016 In Memoriam: Don Witte, Entrapment Research Pioneer, Code-Writing Virtuoso 1936-2016

Witte performed entrapment tests decades before the phenonemon became a nationwide concern. Read more

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In Memoriam: Northeast Spa & Pool Association's Paulette Pitrak
1951-2016 In Memoriam: Northeast Spa & Pool Association's Paulette Pitrak 1951-2016

NESPA mourns the loss of its long-time deputy executive director, while recognizing her legacy in industry education, codes and standards. Read more

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New Report Quantifies and Forecasts Pool Construction Activity New Report Quantifies and Forecasts Pool Construction Activity

A new analytics tool is meant to help the pool industry overcome its data problem Read more

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Florida Considers Restricting Ability to Perform Electrical Work Florida Considers Restricting Ability to Perform Electrical Work

On the heels of multiple electrical incidents, a state agency may decide licensed electricians are needed for pool and spa work Read more

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