October 14 2011 Table of Contents

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Unreasonable Risk Editor's Note Unreasonable Risk

Until I began working at Pool & Spa News, I never gave any real thought to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Read more

Pressing Matters Media Pressing Matters

Have swimming pools lost their luster? Read more

Multi-Level Achievement Design | Construction Multi-Level Achievement

Some jobs can’t be performed in the usual order. Read more

Texas Builder Given Tough Sentence Industry News Texas Builder Given Tough Sentence

Industry members hope there are lessons to be learned from Karl Keene’s case. Read more

Revised Pool Code Aims for 2012 Adoption Industry News Revised Pool Code Aims for 2012 Adoption

A revised edition of a widely used code for swimming pool construction and maintenance is set to make its legislative rounds early next year. Read more

CPSC Accused of Partisan Politics Industry News CPSC Accused of Partisan Politics

Members of the Republican minority serving on the Consumer Product Safety Commission are accusing their Democratic counterparts of ignoring business concerns. Read more

New Drain Ruling May be Imposed Industry News New Drain Ruling May be Imposed

A new U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission proposal calls for many commercial pools with unblockable drains to be altered. Read more

Florida Techs Seek Tighter Regulation Industry News Florida Techs Seek Tighter Regulation

Rob Sanger estimates that 60 percent of all swimming pool service repair work in Florida is being done by unlicensed technicians. Read more

Super Strategies, Sound Gardens and a Colossal Court Case Schechner's Sports & More Super Strategies, Sound Gardens and a Colossal Court Case

In lieu of a column on the appropriate punishment for a University of Alabama fan accused of poisoning a cluster of historic oaks on the campus of rival Auburn, I give you scattered thoughts… Read more

Sept. 11 Memorial Offers ‘Tears’ and Hope Industry News Sept. 11 Memorial Offers ‘Tears’ and Hope

One of the most historically significant waterscapes ever created is now open to the public. Read more

CPSC Ruling Upends Drain Requirements Industry News CPSC Ruling Upends Drain Requirements

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has voted to restrict allowances given to unblockable drain covers in the federal pool and spa safety law. Read more

Making Sparks fvuqexdwdvttz Equipment Making Sparks

In industry classes, at trade shows, in articles and in product manuals, the word “electrolysis” comes up in a wide range of contexts. Read more

Selling Heater Upgrades Service/Technical Selling Heater Upgrades

With winter on the way, now is the perfect time to bring up the subject of replacing an old heater. Read more

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