More stories about Water

  • 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.

  • Innovative Ideas

    The 2012 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo showcased a variety of innovative new products from all segments of the industry.

  • How Much Is Too Much?

    The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials is hard at work updating its Green Plumbing & Mechanical Code, a supplemental model code meant for adoption by states, cities or counties interested in establishing energy efficiency requirements.

  • Is CYA Out on the Inside?

    Everyone agrees that adding cyanuric acid to a pool extends the life of the chlorine by protecting it from damage by the sun’s UV rays.

  • Nation's First "Natural" Public Swimming Pool

    After a century of renovations and updates, a Minneapolis park’s swimming hole will return to its freshwater origins and become the nation’s first “natural” public swimming pool.

  • APSP Launches Sustainable Water Foundation

    The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals announced a new foundation called World of Recreational Water, to promote the sustainable use of recreational water worldwide.

  • Quality Control

    There are a lot of misunderstood concepts and myths in the aquatics industry.

  • Pool Firms Watch Out for West Nile

    This summer, the lowly mosquito has become downright worrisome for pool firms and health departments alike, especially in Texas, thanks to an epidemic of West Nile virus.

  • Landmark Reopens After Major Makeover

    The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool has received a much-needed face-lift. After two years of reconstruction, the historic landmark reopened to the public on Aug. 31.

  • Beauty of the Edge

    When I was in my 20s, I wrote a novel and was fortunate enough to have it published.