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    Calif. Underground Economy Bill Vetoed

    On Sept. 30, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill written to curb illegal contracting in the pool and spa industry.

     
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    Pool Safety Council Studies Raise Entrapment Questions

    Studies performed for the Pool Safety Council challenge commonly held beliefs about the ability of safety vacuum release systems to help with certain types of entrapment. The organization says the technology could stop most limb entrapments once they occu

     
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    Phelps to Appear at Pool Expo

    In a town of showstoppers, this year’s International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo may feature the brightest star of all.

     
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    Court Backs Manufacturer’s Rep in Contract Dispute

    A jury has found in favor of a Southern California-based manufacturer’s representative in its breach-of-contract case against a maker of swimming pool cleaners.

     
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    The Path to Redemption

    Several years ago, the Texas legislature considered requiring fences around virtually every man-made body of water.

     
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    The Missing Piece

    It’s no secret that with the Internet, buyers have become more knowledgeable price-shoppers when purchasing anything related to a pool.

     
  • Word of Mouth 2010

    Websites that rely on users to review a given company recently have exploded in popularity.

     
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    Conquering the Internet

    Online pool stores are eating into market share of local pool and spa shops, often by undercutting prices on high-margin products; and they seem to be getting stronger.

     
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    ADA Pool Rules Signed into Law

    After a six-year wait, the Americans with Disabilities Act swimming pool guidelines have become the law of the land.