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Healthy & Safe Swimming Takes a Team

The CDC just kicked off the summer swim season with their Healthy Swimming website updates that include tools for residential and public pool goers and professionals. You can find the latest MMWR report on crypto outbreaks, health promotion materials, tips for swimmers, aquatics professionals, residential pool/hot tub owners, public health professionals and medical professionals. Properly balanced swimming pool water chemistry…



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Bigger is Better

When it comes to sizing a peristaltic chemical pump for chlorine and acid (such as Rola-Chem, Stenner, Mec-o-Matic Dolphin, Bule-White), that is combined with pH and ORP controllers, the old adage, Bigger is Better is actually true. Chemical automation installers are responsible for helping to maintain balanced pool water chemistry. Installers often make the mistake of looking at the total…



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Relax and Monitor Your Pools Anywhere, Anytime with Our Free Online Monitoring

Staying in control of clean, clear water 24/7 isn’t easy even for the smartest pool professional. Automatic chemical controllers that offer remote monitoring help facilitate the water management at your aquatic facilities, even when you can’t be onsite. With our pH and ORP chemical controllers, we simplify the monitoring, including making it easy to remotely change a number of the…



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Automated Chemical Controllers Help Reduce Risk

AControlling and reducing chemical fluctuations are the driving reason to install chemical controllers. Reducing risk from recreational water illness is a compelling reason to install a complete automated control system. Some aquatic professionals may shy away due to initial costs of chemical sensors and control systems; however, reducing risk of disease outbreaks will increase facility use, therefore worth the initial…



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Waterpark Chemistry Has Unique Challenges

This is the time of year when waterparks experience the highest bather load. It¹s good to take a few minutes to remember that waterparks present unique risk challenges Related to contamination because of the size of the facilities, high bather load and instances of reported fecal contamination. Thus, staying on top of the Water chemistry and continuously monitoring for adequate…



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A little bit about Title 24 California Building Standards and Title 22 Energy Code

Builders, installers, and facilities are required to have pools and spas meet the standards established in the Title 24, Part 6 of the California Building Standards, also known as the California Energy Code (Title 22). That includes automatic chemical controllers. Title 24 of the California Building Standards Code requires chemical feeders to meet the requirements established by NSF/ANSI 50-2010 performance…



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Help customers enjoy healthy, safe swimming this summer

The second release of the Model Aquatic Health Code will be released this summer. And this May 23-29 will celebrate the 12th annual Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, just before Memorial Day. Healthy and Safe Swimming Week focuses on simple steps swimmers and pool operators can take to help ensure a healthy and safe swimming experience for everyone. It focuses…



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What happens to pH and pool water chemistry when it rains (or snows)?

Rainwater itself can change the pH and chemical balance of pool water and is exacerbated by the fact that across the United States, most rainwater is acidic; this is caused by industrial gasses, and this can change the balance of pool water chemistry, including pH to alkalinity levels. Rainwater can also cause run-off from landscaping, and the pool deck, and rooftops,…