CDC Releases 1st edition of the Model Aquatic Health Code – Free Download

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released the first national Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC). Based on science and best practices, the MAHC is a voluntary guidance document that public pool operators can follow to help keep swimmers healthy and safe and that state and local health departments can use when they create […]

Identifying and Combating Waterborne Diseases

The ability to recognize and prevent common waterborne diseases will make you a better pool operator. With today’s increased focus on the transmission of waterborne diseases, pool operators must possess knowledge of various diseases and effective public relation skills to interact with and assure a concerned public regarding the safety of their pools. To help you become more informed, WE’VE PUT TOGETHER A GUIDE OF FIVE WATERBORNE DISEASES: E. coli, Pseudomonas, Cryptosporidium, Giardia and Legionella. We’ve designed the guide to provide fast, useful information that covers the dangers of each disease, how to safeguard your pools and how to properly sanitize infected water.