Chloramines – Not a good thing

Chloramines – what are they? We returned to PoolCorp’s Anaheim facility, October 7-8, 2010 to teach a very large class of eager students.  In this CPO class (as well as in all our classes)  we talked about chloramines; what they are, how to prevent them, how to try to rid them from the pool, and what to do if they persist. Chloramines are result of […]

Chloramines – Not a good thing

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Killed Her

Did you ever hear of a bacteria, called Pseudomonas aeruginosa? (soo-da-no-mas  aw-ridge-i-nos-a). Wow–those Greek words are tough to pronounce, aren’t they!! Well, it is an “opportunistic pathogen,”  meaning, it actively seeks entry into the body.  When it does enter the bloodstream (maybe through an open wound) , it is very difficult to diagnose and kill with antibiotics–thus, the reason why it can be so dangerous! This […]

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Killed Her

Chlorine Stabilizer Slows Down Chlorine

We opened up our 2010 SCP San Diego CPO class this past Thursday and Friday, March 4-5.  A new boss was in town, too – David Ogren — a.k.a. “David-O”.  Congratulations on the new job and promotion, Dave!  And thank you for the red carpet welcome! We arrived at SCP the day before class to set up the classroom in advance and everything went very […]

Chlorine Stabilizer Slows Down Chlorine

RWI – Recreational Water Illnesses

Our first CPO class this year was held January 21-22, 2010 at the beautiful PoolCorp Anaheim operational support facility (previously, the headquarters for Superior Pool Products LLC). Despite 5 days of rain (3-4 inches) and some area flooding , we still had a great turnout for class and all students arrived safely. In addition to the local travelers, we had students from San Diego, Santa […]

RWI - Recreational Water Illnesses