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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 […]

Swim Season: 3 Ways Pool Chlorine Harms Swimmers’ Health

The college and high school swim team seasons are finally here – and while that means swimmers and coaches get to enjoy practices and meets – this also means swimmers are potentially more exposed to harmful pool chlorine. If you’re a competitive swimmer, a swimming coach or if your children are on a swim team this […]

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 […]

Clear Comfort Named an Aquatics International 25 Most Valuable Product

  The Clear Comfort CCW100 has been selected as a Aquatics International 25 Most Valuable Products for 2017. The top 25 MVP products were chosen by the readers of Aquatics International’s January New Products Issue. In January, Clear Comfort announced the next generation of its pool and spa system that enables commercial pools to reduce chlorine […]

Five Ways to Improve Your Commercial Pool This Summer

  Water clarity and quality is essential to patron loyalty and a facility’s reputation. This summer, take your facility to the next level with efficient, cost-effective and simple operational enhancements. Here are five pool improvements that will please your customers, staff and management.   1. Controlling Chemicals Bather load drives the need for higher chemical […]

Which pool system is right for you?

If you’re a first-time pool owner or upgrading your pool features, choosing a water treatment system is one of the most important decisions and investments you’ll make for your pool. With so many methods available, it’s important to do your research and find a pool system that best fits your household’s needs. The purpose of […]

Crypto Caution: CDC warns pool operators and swimmers

Cryptosporidium parvum outbreaks linked to swimming pools and water playgrounds have doubled from 2014 to 2016 in the United States, according to a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report by Centers for Disease Control. Commonly referred to as “Crypto,” this parasitic infection is transmitted by swimmers ingesting contaminated pool water. In 2016, the CDC got […]

Swimming Health Solutions Announced for CDC Sanitation Challenges

Clear Comfort offers solutions for the growing challenge of Crypto and secondary sanitation. BOULDER, COLO. – MAY 22, 2017 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new statistics on the dangers of parasites and swimming pool safety in the United States. Recent independent studies confirm that Clear Comfort’s advanced oxidation sanitation systems are […]

Swim diapers won’t stop Crypto in pools

Swim diapers are not effective at keeping harmful fecal matter out of the pool, according to biochemist and Professor Una Ryan. Ryan told The Daily Telegraph, “They don’t work, they don’t work at all — they may be a bit better than a regular nappy, but they release fecal matter into the pool.” Harmful contaminants, […]

Cryptosporidium outbreaks trigger warnings for pools & patrons in Australia

Cryptosporidium (Crypto) is a serious and highly contagious parasitic infection, and instances of Crypto in public pools are on the rise. In December alone, 149 cases of Crypto were detected in Australia, mostly in children younger than 10 years old.  Crypto outbreaks are not new to the country and continent of Australia; in 1998, a […]

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