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MCAC warmup pool, overloaded

Warmup Pool Overloaded: How enzymes handled 850 swimmers

The following is a true story, exactly the way I remember…
chlorine alternatives, bromine, shock

Pool sanitizers, Part 2: Chlorine alternatives

Pool Sanitizers, continued...Chlorine alternatives In part 1,…
pool sanitizer chlorine, types of chlorine

Different types of pool sanitizer, Part 1: Chlorine

A good pool sanitizer is essential to a healthy, safe swimming…
cold water is corrosive

Cold water is more corrosive and can etch plaster

  Cold water lowers the LSI and makes pool water more…
cloudy pool water

Cloudy Pool Water: Why does it always happen?

  Cloudy pool water is normal, but avoidable Like many…
urine in swimming pools

Change we can relieve in - A more practical way to address urine in pools

This article about urine in swimming pools was originally…
test fill water
pool plaster

I knew nothing about pool plaster. So I went to the NPC Show.

  I had no idea how much science is involved in the pool…
calcium hardness in pools

Understanding Calcium Hardness

  You can find a plethora of information online about…

Who is NSPF, and what do they offer?

NSPF is the leading educator in the aquatics industry Orenda…