More stories about Sanitation

  • Pool Urination Comments Spur Ongoing Debate

    Comments made by two Olympic swimmers stating that urinating in pools is acceptable has caused more debate in the aquatics and pool industries.

  • Making It Clear

    Turbidity is one of the most predominant water quality issues in the pool industry.

  • Working Together

    As helpful as new technologies might be, a foolproof, all-in-one pool sanitation solution still hasn’t been invented yet.

  • FPSIE Study Aims to Influence Policy

    The Foundation for Pool & Spa Industry Education has completed a study on how to save energy without compromising water quality.

  • Lethal Light

    Between the rising costs of electricity and growing consumer demand for “green” water treatment solutions, ultraviolet (UV) radiation is becoming an increasingly popular tool for disinfecting pools and spas.

  • The Ozone Option

    One additional application of ultraviolet radiation (UV) — and a potential complement to a UV system — is ozone

  • FPSIE Conducts Efficiency Study

    The Foundation for Pool & Spa Industry Education is studying how commercial pools can be made as energy efficient as possible while maintaining appropriate water-quality levels.

  • Water Quality Expert Dies

    George Belarski, a general manager at Palintest USA, died Oct. 24 in Cincinnati after battling cancer. He was 65.

  • Sanitation with Brominating Products

    Brominated pools tend to exhibit different characteristics than those of pools using traditional chlorine sanitation.

  • It’s Clean Up Time

    Keeping the pool clean is a dirty job, which is why to clear dirt and debris effectively, pool filters need periodic cleanings themselves.