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    The Algae Arsenal

    When a pool’s sanitation goes out-of-whack, some of the most obvious signs are those all-too-familiar green, yellow or black blooms that begin to creep across walls, steps and other surfaces.

     
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    Killer Compounds

    Here’s a quick rundown of some of the most widespread offerings.

     
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    ‘No’

    I remember a few years ago when the Tea Party movement came into being, seemingly out of nowhere.

     
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    How to Fight City Hall

    Business is tough throughout the country, but in parts of Georgia, things could be a whole lot worse.

     
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    Across the Nation

    Confronted with a historic drought, the Georgia pool and spa industry also was being plagued by water restrictions that differed from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

     
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    Swimming Programs Dogged by More Abuse Cases

    As high-profile child sex allegations continue to rock the campuses of Penn State and Syracuse University, a sixth civil lawsuit alleging abuse has been filed against USA Swimming.

     
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    China Chases Greater Share of U.S. Market

    For years, Rebekah Decker figured they were just spam.

     
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    California Commercial Codes In Works

    After several months of negotiations, the California pool and spa industry and government officials have overcome major roadblocks to passing an updated commercial construction code

     
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    Industry Lobbies for CPSC Reversal

    Industry representatives are trying to persuade the U.S.

     
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    Commercial Pools in Texas Pose Safety Hazard, Say Techs

    Commercial pool operators throughout Texas are allowing hazardous pools to remain open, despite warnings from health inspectors and service technicians, according to various sources.

     
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    Techs Avoiding VGB Work

    Many service technicians are no longer comfortable performing work meant to bring about compliance with the VGB Act.

     
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    Salt on Site

    If there’s one ingredient that most pool chemical regimens have in common, it’s chlorine.

     
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    Methods of Generation

    Electrolytic chlorine generators (ECGs) all operate on the same basic principle: The generation of chlorine from salt water.

     
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    Amateur Photography, Korean Heirs and a Whole Lotta Dust

    In lieu of a column on how many college football bowl games I can watch before my retinas secede from the rest of my central nervous system, I give you scattered thoughts…