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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 […]

The History of Pool Treatment

Over the last 100 years, the pool industry has found new ways to keep swimming pool water clean, clear and enjoyable. Throughout this search for better water quality, pool sanitation systems have evolved to be more safe, effective and healthy. Today, there are five pool systems that have maintained popularly among the masses, these include: […]

AOP Pool Sanitation: A Trend That’s Here to Stay

Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOP) have gone from unique and rare to mainstream. Today, you are guaranteed to see hydroxyl and AOP products at pool industry trade shows, in magazines and on the internet. That’s because new technologies are making it easier and more affordable to use this type of sanitization in swimming pools. The Mighty […]

Pool Size Comparison: Olympic Size, 25 Meter & 25 Yard

This week, the International Olympic Committee, also known as the IOC, confirmed that Los Angeles was awarded to host the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. With the Summer Olympic Games back in the spotlight, it got us thinking about “Olympic-sized” pools and other competitive swimming pool sizes. If you’re unfamiliar with competitive swimming, here’s a quick […]

University-Level Swimming 101

School is back in session, which means university swimming and diving teams have officially begun training for the winter season. Since the swimming season just around the corner, here’s a quick roundup of the everything you need to know about university swimming: When In university competition, the swimming season runs from late September to April. […]

Pool Story: How a YMCA pool improved air quality

If you can’t see your facility’s pool you shouldn’t be able to smell it. The chemical pool smell that lurks into hallways, lobbies and locker rooms isn’t only unpleasant, but also toxic to inhale. However, aquatic facilities, like the Boulder Valley YMCA, have been trailblazers for facilities looking to improve air quality, while protecting the health […]

[Video] Why our residents love Clear Comfort

The Academy, a small retirement community in Boulder, Colorado, has residents who love to swim during their regular routine. In search of a healthy pool solution, The Academy installed the Clear Comfort system and found great results. In addition to the residents’ improved swimming experience, the Clear Comfort system significantly reduced pool maintenance. Watch the video to learn more […]

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