Pool News

Swimming Pool Codes by State

Looking for your state swimming pool code? We’ve compiled the list below to help. For a more complete list of aquatic codes, standards and regulations check out our Aquatic Resource Guide. Swimming Pool Codes by State and County Alaska Anchorage … 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 … Read more


Running the Numbers – How to Save on Pool Chemicals

Swimming pool chemicals are expensive, and simple adjustments now can save you thousands each year. Below we offer the basic chemical arguments every operator considers. Choose wisely and you’ll save big on pool chemicals while your pool sparkles.   Big Picture … Read more


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 – Indoor … 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


Reopening Your Pool? Here’s What You Need to Know

Guidelines from the CDC can help you reopen your pool as safely as possible. All decisions about implementing these considerations should be made locally, in collaboration with local health officials. Operators of public aquatic venues can consult with local officials to determine … Read more


Resume Writing Tips for Aquatic Professionals

  Changing jobs? Moving up in your current company? Jumping back into the world of aquatics? It’s time to brush up your professional resume. Below, we’ve gathered our best resume writing tips for aquatic professionals, all in an effort to … Read more


Fall Flight – Are You Short Staffed Heading into August?

In a summer full of new issues, an old challenge is still going to test aquatic managers who were able to open their pools this summer, and  you can sense it coming… August always presents a major staffing challenge at … Read more


COVID-19 Pool Shut Down Procedures – Drain or Maintain?

How to safely operate or shut down your pool during a temporary closure. This week thousands of operators closed their doors to the general public in support of social distancing protocols issued by the CDC. If you’re wondering what to … Read more


COVID-19 CPO Course Information

Updates to Certified Pool Operator Classes  Communication – If you are currently signed up for a class you should already be receiving regular course updates. If you are not receiving updates, please email tim@aquaticcouncil.com with your personal email address.  Transferring to Another Class – … Read more