More stories about Water

  • Invasive Whitefly ‘Sucking Chlorine’ from Florida Pools

    South Florida’s inviting climate has made it home to invasive species such as parakeets, pythons and walking catfish.

  • On the Road with Bryan Chrissan

    When I recently spent a hot summer day with Bryan Chrissan, owner of Clear Valley Pool and Spa in Murrieta, Calif., I thought I was prepared. Sunscreen: Check. Water bottles: Check.

  • Legends of the Fall

    It’s rare that an opportunity presents itself to work on a historic property where landscape features such as oak trees have been maturing for more than 100 years.

  • Automation Advances

    The job of the “pool guy” is changing rapidly.

  • Texas Pool Water Prices See Huge Hikes

    Some suppiers who truck in water to fill Texas pools are raising their rates by as much as 300 percent.

  • Family Members Settle in First VGBA Suit

    The first drain entrapment lawsuit known to have successfully cited the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act has been settled.

  • 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.

  • Olympics: London Calling

    A large turtle waving oversized flippers, a dolphin’s back, an airy dramatic space that suggests a wave: The London Aquatics Centre, built for this year’s London Olympics, has been described as all of these.

  • Olympics: Keeping Up with Demand

    For a service technician accustomed to working on residential and small commercial sites, the first Olympic account can seem like a major step up.

  • An Intro to Ions

    It has been known since the time of the Greeks that copper has special properties that prevent the fouling of drinking water.