Flow Rate and Water Velocity

  We finished out the year of 2011 at PoolCorp’s Superior Pool Products building in Anaheim this past Thursday and Friday (December 8-9).  The CPO students were energetic and ready to learn about swimming  pool operation, and did quite well on the exam.  Thanks again, to PoolCorp and to the staff in Anaheim for all your hospitality and support throughout the year.  And a BIG “thanks” goes […]

Flow Rate and Water Velocity

High Efficiency-Variable Speed Pumps – The Only Way!

Anaheim continues to be the attraction for our CPO students.  Our class this past Thursday and Friday, June 24-25 at the Superior Pool Products Headquarters, attracted students from far and away.  They came from the Bay Area: Santa Rosa (close to San Francisco), from Clovis, from Oxnard, from Wrightwood, from Stevenson Ranch, from Newbury Park, and from Rosemead.  We also had a few locals from […]

High Efficiency-Variable Speed Pumps - The Only Way!

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

Drowning – A Tragic Statistic

Spring and sunshine are here!  And our class in Anaheim, March 25-26 2010, was “a buzz’n” with guys from all over California:  Palmdale, Palm Springs, Warner Springs, Pomona and all over Orange County.  Many of them came as strangers, but left as buddies, friends, and colleagues in the pool industry.  One student had a background very similar to mine:  he came from the corporate world of computer […]

Drowning - A Tragic Statistic

Oxidation or Nano-Filtration

Class finale of 2009 We took the pics — but lost the camera! We had our last class of 2009 the weekend before Thanksgiving on Friday and Saturday, November 20-21.  We were teaching at our home base:  PoolCorp’s SCP, Orange, CA location. All the classes have had their own personality and this one was no different. As we were going through the presentations regarding water contamination, […]

Oxidation or Nano-Filtration

CPO Class at SCP-Orange, June 19-20

We had another great class! — this time at the SCP office in Orange California this past Friday and Saturday, June 19-20.  Eleven enthusiastic students!   They came from as far as Palmdale, Canoga Park, Riverside and San Clemente.   There were pool guys,  property managers, a student from a home owners association and a student from the Parks Division, Riverside County. Steve is shown […]

CPO Class at SCP-Orange, June 19-20