World Aquatic Health Conference 2019
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This online course prepares aquatic professionals to recognize their employer’s responsibilities for...


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News from NSPF


Colorado Springs, COLORADO, and Alexandria, VA, January 22, 2019­—The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF) and the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) today announced that the organizations will unify to form the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance.  The unification was approved by the boards of directors of both organizations on January 18 and 19, respectively, and work is currently underway to establish and formalize governance, structure, and operations.  The unified organization is scheduled to officially begin operations on April 1.

WAHC 2018 Environmental Health Symposium

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, January 17, 2019­—The 16th Annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC) will be held in Williamsburg, Virginia at the Williamsburg Lodge on October 16–18, 2019. Early registration begins April 1, 2019.

Blue Wave CPO Course

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, December 11, 2018­—As part of a broader pool safety initiative, the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut has begun offering free Certified Pool Operator® (CPO®) Certification courses for local pool operators. Using funds from a Pool Safely grant from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the certifications will bolster the expertise of local professionals in a state that currently has no certification requirement for pool operators. Blue Wave Pool Service and Supplies, Inc. (Blue Wave) will conduct the courses, which run through the middle of 2020.


Prevention Advisor March 2019 | Aquatics & Women's Health

This month, we’ve been following two threads that are vital for our industry: Women’s History Month and—since the season’s upon us—all things workforce. 

Feb 2019 AHBB Aquatics & Black Health

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve been promoting stories about the vital work of people and organizations we admire, in celebration of their efforts to increase water access and fight for health equity in communities of color. 

Ultimate Pool Conference 2019

Keith Coursin has an update from the Ultimate Pool Conference in Charlotte, NC, hosted by Paddock Pool Equipment Company!