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Pool Story(s): How Two Recreational Facilities Enhanced Air & Water Quality With AOP & UV

When it comes to treating pool water in recreational facilities, the less combined chlorine (chloramines) and disinfection byproduct (DBPs) you have the better the air and water is. Recreational facility pools are exposed to heavy bather loads, or organic like sweat, skin oils, lotions, etc., from swimming lessons, competitions, exercise sessions and other aquatic activities. […]

The History of the Public Swimming Pool

The story behind the modern American public swimming pool is a surprisingly fascinating journey. We’re diving into a quick history lesson to help you understand how public pools have evolved to where they are today. Bathing Pool Beginnings The concept of using public swimming pools for recreation in the United States began in the late 1800s. In […]

The Truth About Chlorine “Pool Smell”: Clean or Caustic?

Do you know that chlorine “pool smell” that wafts over you before you can even see a public swimming pool? This pungent smell of chlorine might bring up wonderful memories of swimming during summer break, but do you also remember the red eyes, irritated skin, disintegrated swimsuit and the fried hair ends? It turns out […]

New Clear Comfort Care Pledge Redefines Healthy Swimming for Aquatic Facilities

Innovative Program Recognizes Facilities That Pledge to Offer the Healthiest, Most Sustainable and Enjoyable Pool Water Boulder, Colorado – June 26, 2018 – Clear Comfort introduces the Clear Comfort Care Program, the company’s first pledge for aquatic facilities to provide the best, healthiest swimming experience for their patrons. By taking the pledge, facilities promise to […]

How to Avoid Swimming-Related Parasites Warned by CDC

Summer is around the corner and before pools across the United States open, a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report reminded us of the dangers of swimming-related parasites and how we can swim healthy. According to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report report, from 2000 to 2014 there were 493 reported […]

Clear Comfort Unveils New Revolutionary Spa Water Treatment System

The New CCW50 Offers the Easiest, Healthiest and Best Feeling Water for Today’s Spas and Hot Tubs Boulder, Colorado – April 10, 2018 – Clear Comfort introduces the innovative CCW50, the company’s newest, non-chlorine sanitation system specifically for spas. Homeowners can now enjoy a healthier, easier and more enjoyable spa experience. Pre-orders are being taken […]

American Heart Month: Why You Should Workout With Water

No matter what time of year it is, you should always be making healthy heart choices, but American Heart Month this February is a great opportunity to think of the new, different ways you can improve your cardiovascular health. The Problem Each year, about 610,000 Americans die of heart disease, which is one in every […]

Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Why Pool (Combined) Chlorine is Harmful

November marks Lung Cancer Awareness Month – a time to promote good lung health and raise awareness for the second most common cancer in both men and women and the leading cause of cancer death. There’s a common misconception that lung cancer only affects the elderly or smokers, but anyone is at risk. So, whether […]

Pool Story: How a JCC Cut 40% of Chlorine Use and Costs [Infographic]

In 2016, Kathy Torre, Aquatics Director at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) MetroWest, sought a healthier pool treatment solution to keep up with the facility’s swimming lessons, competitions and other activities. The Challenge: Torre says that trying to reduce combined chlorine and keep the pool environment’s air and water quality healthy for swimmers and staff […]

MyCentralJersey: Low-chlorine hydrotherapy pool helps students with disabilities

The New Jersey Institute for Disabilities (NJID) has helped enhance Lakeview School’s program to help students with disabilities — with the state’s first school-based low-chlorine hydrotherapy pool. A New Jersey publication, MyCentralJersey, recently featured the Lakeview School’s new, HydroWorx therapeutic pool that uses Clear Comfort to provide rehabilitation and therapy with low-chlorine water.   “The benefits of […]

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