As Hurricane Florence descends on the Carolina coast, APSP is reaching out to its members in the area urging them to seek shelter and to stay safe. It’s also reminding everyone that resources are available to help those affected by the storm in the days and weeks to follow.

If your business is impacted by the storm, please do not hesitate to contact the Member Services team at or call (703) 838-0083, ext. 302. Association staffers will be on hand to assist in any way they can.

After the hurricane has passed, dealers and service companies in the area may have customers with flooded pools and spas. These stories from the AQUA archives offer helpful ideas for hurricane cleanup:

Pool Cleanup After a Hurricane, by Terry Arko

Cleaning Up Flooded Pools and Spas, by the APSP Recreational Water Quality Committee.

If you or your company would like to help in the cleanup and recovery efforts, please visit the American Red Cross. You can donate online.