The Complete Swimming Pool Reference, 3rd ed. - eBook

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ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-57167-764-8

Author(s): Rachel Griffiths, Tom Griffiths

Copyright year: 2014

Edition: 3rd

The Complete Swimming Pool Reference, having been a respected staple in libraries of many aquatic professionals for nearly a quarter century, has been improved with up-to-date, cutting-edge information. The third edition brings to you our best and most recent efforts in this new authoritative text.

Rachel Griffiths and Tom Griffiths combine more than 50 years of professional swimming pool experience in this country and abroad to bring you the newest swimming pool technologies and information that will certainly improve the safety and enjoyment of your aquatic facility.

New and exciting information includes The Americans With Disabilities Act, expanded risk management chapters, in-depth discussions on water safety, and much more.

Section I: Pools 

Chapter 1: A Water Safety Primer

Chapter 2: A Pool Primer: Basic Characteristics of Pools

Chapter 3: Residential Pools

Chapter 4: Traditional Public Pools

Chapter 5: Aquatic Facility Planning and Funding by Kevin Post

Chapter 6: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by John Caden

 

Section II: Mechanical 

Chapter 7: Circulation

Chapter 8: Filtration

Chapter 9: Improving Air Quality in Indoor Pools

 

Section III: Water Chemistry  

Chapter 10: Disinfection and Supplemental Sanitizers

Chapter 11: Ultraviolet Light (UV) Disinfection

Chapter 12: Chlorination and Bromination

Chapter 13: Superchlorination

Chapter 14: Pool Calculations

Chapter 15: pH, Water Balance, and Chemical Adjustments

Chapter 16: Water Testing

Chapter 17: Pool Problems

Chapter 18: Recreational Water Illnesses (RWIs)

 

Section IV: Specialty Pools 

Chapter 19: Hot Tubs and Spas

Chapter 20: Waterparks

Chapter 21: Winterizing

 

Section V: Safety, Supervision, and Risk Management 

Chapter 22: The Psychology of Lifeguarding

Chapter 23: Preventive Lifeguarding

Chapter 24: Shallow Water Blackout

Chapter 25: Rethinking Pool Signage

Chapter 26: Diving and Other Headfirst Entries

Chapter 27: Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act and Body, Hair, and Limb Entrapments

Chapter 28: Practical Risk Management

Chapter 29: Insurance and Aquatic Risk Management by Gareth Hedges 

Chapter 30: Legal Liability and Risk Management by Shawn P. DeRosa

Chapter 31: Preparing for and Coping with Emergencies by Shawn P. DeRosa

Chapter 32: Routine Operations: Daily, Weekly, Monthly

Chapter 33: Safe Handling of Pool Chemicals by Kerry Hoffman Richards

 

Appendices

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