More stories about Water

  • 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.

  • The Audacity

    Unruly children. Dogs in the showroom. Fraudulent credit cards.

  • Cut in Stone

    Landscape architect Charles Hess prides himself on creating spaces that blend architecture with the natural environment.

  • Scale Tales

    Even a well-scrubbed pool can fall victim to metal or mineral deposits every so often.

  • 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.