Cleaner, Clearer, Cheaper
Aquatics facilities that may have just come into compliance
with this spring’s new ADA rules for access are now gearing up for 2013’s
finalization of the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC), a set of guidelines being
developed by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Although as the name suggests, the MAHC is a model to be used in developing
state regulations and hence is not immediately enforceable, its effects are
expected to filter down over the next several years as its recommendations are
incorporated in whole or in part into state regulations.
The good news is that installing new technology that ma....
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As a Reston Resident for over 30 years and avid swimmer, I am really surprised that you would cite the Reston Community Center pool as a shining example of operational success. The pool has continually had water quality issues and increasingly bad air quality issues that Joe and the RCC refuse to address. It's sad that I subsidize the pool through my taxes but have to limit my swims there due to the air quality. I am glad Joe can control the pool from his home office, but can't seem to fix the air that has been a problem for the last 5 years.