Category Archives: April 2010

Buckets Of Fun

After several years of planning, the city of Chandler, Ariz., unveiled its new state-of-the-art Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center in July 2008. Operated jointly with the Chandler Unified School District (CUSD), the facility made a big impact in its first full year of operation by providing year-round classes, programs and events to more than 190,000 visitors. Located adjacent to Basha High School, the city’s sixth aquatic center is the first phase of a 100-acre community park that will be developed in … Continue reading

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A Delicate Balance

The growing attraction of waterparks and interactive aquatic play features provides lots of fun and excitement for families. Children especially enjoy the unique play features and bubbling water actions in the safe comfort of shallow water. But it is a daily balancing act for pool operators to maintain healthy venues. These facilities present a distinctive set of water-quality issues, and require constant monitoring. Because of the sheer size, complexity and number of visitors at waterparks, the risk factors are increased … Continue reading

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