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Dec 5
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WAHC Portland Best Ever, says attendees - here's why

The 11th annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC™), hosted by non-profit National Swimming Pool Foundation®(NSPF®) was held in Portland, Oregon, October 8-10. Nearly 400 people representing a record number of states (42) and countries (12) traveled to the WAHC. Attendees from the United States, Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong, Iceland, Mexico, Poland, Sweden, the Ukraine and the United Kingdom…See More
Nov 24
Laurie Batter commented on Tom Griffiths's blog post How ‘bout that MAHC
"Tom, great post! For those who aren't aware, a CMAHC (Conference on the Model Aquatic Health Code) workshop was held last month just prior to the World Aquatic Health Conference in Portland, Oregon. Here's a bit of info for everyone to…"
Nov 7
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Nov 7
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"WAHC attendees, including many facility managers said this year's conference was best ever! Here are the highlights! http://ow.ly/DYNPv"
Nov 7
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"Here's a really good blog post from Water Quality & Home Health on Creating Swimmers. http://j.mp/1nVdnKb"
Jul 23
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"NSPF, thru Step into Swim Campaign, with Red Cross, NY State Parks is creating 1000 new swimmers this summer! http://j.mp/1zCLccl"
Jul 14
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"Four Silent Dangers that put your pool facility at risk. http://j.mp/1mz8jix"
Jun 26
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"Keep kids safer in pools and spas! Recommend pH and ORP chemical controllers and ease Mom's worries www.ipscontrollers.com Watch the video."
Jun 16
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"World Aquatic Health Conference announces pre/post/during conference special events. http://j.mp/TuQruk™_Conference_Boosts_Offerings.aspx"
May 21
Laurie Batter posted a status
"IPS Controllers makes an easy install even easier with their new video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MY7aIMACIAE"
May 8
Laurie Batter posted a status
"Early bird registration is open NOW for www.thewahc.org. Check out the lineup and the all new facility management track!"
May 8
Laurie Batter posted a status
"CK out the all new www.thewahc.org and the lineup of speakers and presenters at the 2014 World Aquatic Health Conf, Portland, OR, this Oct!"
May 8
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"@NSPF along with 9 organizations partnering with USA Swimming for @SwimToday campaign, promoting swimming as the #funnestsport there is."
May 5
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"Find out why swimming is the #funnestsport there is! Check out @SwimToday on Twitter & LIKE Swimtoday on FB!"
May 5

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WAHC Portland Best Ever, says attendees - here's why

Posted on November 7, 2014 at 11:03am 0 Comments

The 11th annual World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC), hosted by non-profit National Swimming Pool Foundation®(NSPF®) was held in Portland, Oregon, October 8-10. Nearly 400 people representing a record number of states (42) and countries (12) traveled to the WAHC. Attendees from the United States, Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Hong…

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Science supports need to reduce urine in pools

Posted on March 11, 2014 at 10:02am 0 Comments

"Everything we do, at NSPF, we believe will help more people live healthier lives," says Tom Lachocki, Ph.D., CEO of National Swimming Pool Foundation. One thing NSPF does is fund research and invite leading scientists to present their findings at the annual World Aquatic Health Conference. Ernest R. Blatchley III, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, one of the lead researchers in the study referenced in the link below, has been a long-time grant recipient from the National Swimming Pool…

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Professional Pool Care

Posted on November 19, 2013 at 11:02am 0 Comments

Here's the guest blog I wrote for Jabariofwater.



Professional Pool Care



Clean pool fun! When we visit our local pool, or a hotel pool when we travel, we have the expectation that the water is healthy and won’t make us or our family sick. We also have the…

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I am passionate about swimming. Let me tell you why.

Posted on August 1, 2013 at 12:30pm 1 Comment

Blog by:  Laurie Batter

It's 6am, the sun is just up, and I’m strapping on goggles and preparing for my daily lap swim. It’s a passion I have. 

People often remark, “Laurie, you are so disciplined!” I say, “Actually I’m addicted”. Really, it’s my passion: I live to swim and I swim to live- that’s my motto.

 

Ever since I was a baby, I have been in love with…

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The Worldwide Aquatic News Incident Database launched by NSPF, gives FREE Access to all

Posted on December 20, 2012 at 9:58am 0 Comments

This is great news for much needed information that can help empower us to seek answers and solutions to problems.

Here's the Media Advisory from National Swimming Pool Foundation - please tell us what you think!

New Searchable Database, WANID.org, Tracks Aquatic-Related Incidents Worldwide

National Swimming Pool Foundation® provides access free, because information…

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At 1:50pm on May 23, 2011, Emma Schneider said…
hi laurie, thanks for the friend request, no, I will not be attending the conference... Work and other stuff... Hope all is well!
At 3:52pm on June 11, 2009, Pool Genius Network said…
Hi Laurie! Thanks for the tip.
 
 
 

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