Pool News

Indoor Pool? Stop That Smell!

It’s an issue we all face – you don’t want your indoor pool to smell like, well…  a pool. A welcoming swim environment has to have great water and great air. Here’s how you achieve both.   The Problem – … Read more


Earning Your CPO in One Day – 2020 CPO Fusion Updates

Recent adjustments to the CPO Fusion Program have made earning your certification more convenient than ever. Fusion Students start their CPO program online and complete their training with a single day in-class, cutting out-of-office time in half. Below, we answer … Read more


Pool Chemical Safety – Essential Information for Your Entire Aquatics Team

Pool chemicals safety is vital. Chemical spills, inadvertent mixing, splash back and fumes increase risk exposure at every facility. Those risks only grow as more pool personnel have access to chemical storage areas. From front-line staff to management personnel, it’s … Read more


10 Inexpensive Items No Pool Should be Without

Have a little wiggle room in your year-end budget? Here are a couple great ways to make life easier poolside, without breaking the bank. Commercial Grade Test Kits – No money is better spent poolside, period. Your test kit pays … Read more


Bad Signs and Quick Fixes – Sneaky Problems are No Match for Trained Operators

Some pool problems are sneaky, but a well-trained pool operator can spot them from a mile away. Train your senses to notice a few key indicators and you’ll stay ahead of pesky issues poolside. This month we explain the first … Read more


Swimming Pool Operator Resource Guide – Quick Access to Swimming Pool Codes, Standards and Regulations

Chances are, if you’ve got a swimming pool question, the answer exists below. We’ve compiled the most up to date swimming pool codes, standards, regulations and resources from around the country. The links and phone numbers will help you access … Read more


All About the WAHC – Earn your CPO at the Premier Aquatic Conference of 2019

Registration is open for the 2019 World Aquatic Health Conference in Williamsburg, VA. Once again, The Aquatic Council is honored to serve as the official provider of the pre-conference Certified Pool Operator training program. All class participants will receive a … Read more


5 Minute Upgrades – 6 Quick Changes for a Better Pool

In the next 30 minutes, your pool can go from good to great. This month we’ve got six no-cost changes that can make your pool more efficient, effective and safer… all in just a few minutes. Label Your Emergency Phone … Read more


Fall Flight – Are You Short Staffed Heading into August?

You know it’s coming. August presents a major staffing challenge at every outdoor pool. College guards leave, high school staff drop off the schedule for sports and essential family vacation requests seem to pop up out of thin air. If … Read more


Stronger Records, Better Pools – How Detailed Reporting Supports the Best Pool Operators

With a couple quick changes to your record keeping, you can save time, money and frustration, all while documenting your best practices poolside.   Incident and Accident Reports Why You’re Doing It – You may be prompted to complete these … Read more