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Recap: 2017 FINA Swimming World Championships

Every four years, the swimming performances at the Summer Olympic Games usually overshadows the following biennial FINA World Championships. However, the 2017 FINA World Championships hosted record-breaking swimming performances each day of the competition. In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights from the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest. Legendary Katie […]

Recap: 2017 U.S. World Championship Trials

The FINA World Championships, or the World Aquatics Championships, bring the best athletes around the world together to compete in traditional swimming events, diving, high diving, open-water swimming, water polo, synchronized swimming and masters level swimming. This year, the FINA World Championship is being held in Budapest, Hungary from July 14 to 30, 2017.  On June 27 […]

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 […]

WAHC 2017 scheduled for October in Denver

The National Swimming Pool Foundation has announced its 2017 World Aquatic Health Conference will be held in Clear Comfort’s home state in Denver this October.  With more than 400 attendees, last year’s conference was the biggest yet. The WAHC covers topics including recreational water illness prevention, health benefits and aquatic therapy techniques, drowning prevention, facility […]

Where to find us this trade show season in 2017

The pool and spa industry trade show season has begun. If you’re an aquatics or pool professional, visit a show to learn more about Clear Comfort’s chlorine-free and low-chlorine residential and commercial pool systems.   Southwest Pool and Spa Show, Booth 525 January 17-21, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas Why should you attend? If you’re […]

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 […]

Recapping Rio: Team USA swimming cleans up

The Olympic Games in Rio are as exciting as ever, and the U.S. men’s and women’s swimming teams are as dominant as ever! The U.S. team is one of the most successful teams in the modern swimming era. They won 33 medals (16 gold, eight silver, nine bronze), matching the number of medals they won […]

Many public pools aren’t up to snuff: CDC report

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend when pools across the nation open to the masses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its annual report on the state of public pools. The CDC found nearly 80 percent of the almost 50,000 aquatics facilities inspected in 2013 had at least one violation, while 1 in […]