The National Swimming Pool Foundation has announced the winners of its annual Instructor Awards,...
LPI recently announced that it had acquired Phoenix-based Atera Spas. The Johnson-City,...
After Hurricane Michael slammed Florida’s St. George Island in October, many residents returned...
This is one hot ride.
The Carpool DeVille, which has billed itself as the World's Fastest Hot Tub, is on display at the PSP Expo in the Marquis booth. As we've previously reported on AQUA, the Carpool Deville started as a dream two college students had in their undergrad years in the '90s. The duo successfully created the first Carpool out of 1982 Chevy Malibu and attempted the same idea again in 2008 when they acquired a 1969 Coupe DeVille convertible. And the rest, as they say, is history.
Want to see it for yourself? Check out our slideshow — or if you're at the Expo, drop by booth 3814. Selfies welcome.
2017 saw a rash of Legionella outbreaks at public swimming pools and spas. In July, three members of a Gold's Gym in Kennewick, Wash., fell ill with Legionnaire's disease, a type of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria. In May, the community pool and spa at Foothill Ranch in Lake Forest, Calif., closed...
Last year was one of California's most devastating wildfire seasons in recorded history. According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the Golden State saw more than 7,500 fires consume 1.6 million acres of land. And in November, the Woolsey Fire and Camp Fires caused unprecedented damage, becoming California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record
With a new year before us and wildfire season just around the corner, here are some tips for...
A few quick facts about boric acid and sodium borates:
• Used as a pH buffer in swimming pools (against increases in pH)
• Helps to limit algae growth (acts as an algaestat)
• Lowers chlorine demand
• Additional benefits may include reduced corrosion
• Recommended dose
After Hurricane Michael slammed Florida’s St. George Island in October, many residents returned from the evacuation to learn they had little left to return to.
David Coston, who owns a vacation home on the island, was one of the lucky ones whose property survived the Michael’s sustained winds and storm surge.
The day he returned, Coston was certainly relieved to see the house standing, but he did notice something was missing. “Wait a minute, our hot tub’s not here,” he...