Shutting Down the Sh*t Show

On June 28, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a comprehensive report on the rise of Cryptosporidium (crypto) outbreaks. It stated that from 2009–2017, 444 cryptosporidiosis outbreaks, resulting in 7,465 cases were reported by 40 states and Puerto Rico.   “Exposure to treated recreational water (e.g., in pools and water playgrounds) was associated with 156 (35.1%) outbreaks resulting in 4,232 (56.7%) cases. Other [...]

By | 2019-07-10T17:49:12+00:00 July 12th, 2019|Commercial Pools, Health, Residential Pools, Service, Water|Comments Off on Shutting Down the Sh*t Show

Fighting the Fear of Infection with the Power of Information

It’s become a rite of spring. Every year, for at least the last three years running, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) releases information about the spread of waterborne illnesses through contaminated water in pools, spas, and splash pads. The reports mainly focus on the risk of infection from Cryptosporidium and [...]

By | 2019-03-21T15:45:10+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Commercial Pools, Health, Water|Comments Off on Fighting the Fear of Infection with the Power of Information