The Nova Scotia government has determined the province's voluntary system for testing water quality at public pools needs to be upgraded and standardized to make its aquatic facilities safer for swimmers.
Following the success of its newly created certified dealer training program in 2011, Rubaroc International Inc., a developer of poured-in-place rubberized safety surfacing, is now accepting registrations for this year's program.
The commercial swimming pool/spa industry in the U.S. has been granted a 60-day extension for complying with a new rule aimed at making existing aquatic facilities compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Fifty pool professionals will be able to receive training under the Foundation for Pool and Spa Industry Education's (FPSIE's) certified aquatic energy auditor (CAEA) course thanks to a donation by Zodiac Pool Systems Inc.
More than 30 pool and spa professionals attended the Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada's (PHTCC's) Toronto chapter health and safety training session in March to learn about workplace/job safety and accident prevention.
Pentair Water Pool and Spa, a manufacturer/supplier of equipment and accessories for residential and commercial swimming pools in Sanford, N.C., recently acquired Sibrape Indústria E Comércio de Artigos Para Lazer Ltda., and its subsidiary Hidrovachek Ltda., a South American manufacturer/supplier of pool products and vinyl liners.
The International Swimming Pool and Spa Code™ (ISPSC™), the first comprehensive code to upgrade pool and spa safety and meet the requirements of the Virginia Graeme Baker Act (VGBA), is now available in print and digital format.
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