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Cleaner, Clearer, Cheaper

2012-11-01, Department, by Elizabeth Beard

New technology improves water and air quality while lowering costs.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 t....

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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.