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    Pay Pals?

    You’ve gotta hand it to Steve Spurrier.

     
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    A Force of Nature

    “Philanthropy is almost the only virtue which is sufficiently appreciated by mankind,” wrote the philosopher Henry David Thoreau.

     
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    A Death on Taconic Road

    When most of us think of a homicide, images of plaster, rebar and a pool pump don’t typically come to mind.

     
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    APSP Model Code Reaches Major Signpost

    A new model code being developed by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals and the International Code Council has passed the first of two sets of hearings.

     
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    Barrington Pools Exonerated

    After a two-day trial, one of Chicagoland’s premier pool builders was found not guilty of illegally dumping hazardous chemicals.

     
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    Safety Groups: Drownings Underreported

    As a result of ongoing concerns regarding the underreporting of drownings in metropolitan areas, safety groups across the country are taking action.

     
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    Longtime Florida Builder Closes Doors

    After 30 years in business, a North Florida pool builder has closed its doors.

     
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    CPSC Issues Massive Drain Cover Recall

    Editor's Note: Pool & Spa News will continue to update this story as it develops. Please check back regularly for updates.

     
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    Replacement Parts Outpace Repairs

    Sales of new pool equipment are on the rise this spring as manycustomers who ordered repairs in previous seasons are now making the leap into new purchases.

     
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    Sandals Resorts Sued for Entrapment

    Surviving relatives of an entrapment victim have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Sandals Resorts International and several manufacturers.

     
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    Not Always a Man’s World

    Mom-and-pop stores have been the cornerstone of the pool and spa retail business for decades.

     
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    Sizing Salt Chlorinators

    While electrolytic chlorine generators (ECGs) for residential pools have traditionally been sized by pool volume, ECGs for commercial pools take bather load into account.

     
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    Testing the Tests

    Every service technician has a preferred method for testing pool water — whether it’s test strips, a titration kit or some combination of each.

     
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    Electronic Analysis

    Electronic oxidation reduction potential (ORP) and pH meters can provide precise numeric measurements. Still, these devices are subject to their own types of errors.