More stories about Water

  • Tracking Down Leaks

    Back in the old days, leak detection hinged on a good eye and a syringe of dye.

  • Techs Find ‘Too Many Variables’ in Fill Water

    Service technicians are reporting unusual fluctuations in the chemical composition of fill water throughout the Sunbelt states.

  • DFW Area May Face Permit Ban

    Officials in northern Texas could soon impose restrictions that would halt all new construction and renovation

  • Techno-Smart

    Instead of an official theme this year, organizers of the Atlantic City Pool & Spa Show decided to go high-tech.

  • Calcium Phosphate Scale

    Though calcium phosphate scale is a newly discovered problem for the swimming pool industry, it has long been recognized in the boiler industry, where the practice of using polyphosphonates to control calcium carbonate scale is often used.

  • The Nineties: Transitions. Modernization. Water Safety. Rise of Internet.

    The 1990s were a decade of transition — not just for the pool and spa industry, but for the rest of the world, as well.

  • The Seventies: Water as Art. Organization. Women’s Lib. Family Focus.

    If the 1960s were the pool industry’s early years, the 1970s were its adolescence — a time of shifting extremes, and strange new challenges.

  • The History of Spas: Getting Back to Nature

    From the earliest times, soaking in hot water has been a central part of human culture.

  • Taylor Restructures Management

    Change is afoot at the managerial level of Taylor Technologies’ sales department. Chemical engineer Christopher Golden has been promoted to director of business development, and degreed chemist Jody O’Grady has risen to director of sales operations.

  • Spa Sleuthing

    Ask a service technician what makes a spa different from a pool, and you’ll get a fairly predictable range of answers: Smaller size, warmer temperature, and the addition of jets and perhaps a blower.