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Certified Pool/Spa Operator

The CPO program is the leading certification program for professionals who service and operate public and private pools and spas and for public health officials who are responsible for pool safety. Over 250,000 certified in 44 countries.
Apr 1
Laurie Batter posted a blog post

Science supports need to reduce urine in pools

"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 Foundation.In addition,…See More
Mar 13
Laurie Batter posted a status
"I just posted a blog about science supporting need to reduce urine in pools."
Mar 11
Laurie Batter posted a status
"NSPF relocates key staff member to Brussels to better serve needs around globe. http://j.mp/1kbNjf5®_Expands_Global_Efforts.aspx"
Mar 10
Laurie Batter posted a video

Aquatic Therapy and Alzheimer's. Inertia Therapy Services

Presentation by Stacy Lynch, PTA, CPT, GAq Owner & Director of Programming- Inertia Therapy Services A Case Review was done by Dr Kent Myers on a patient tha...
Feb 25
Laurie Batter posted a status
"I just a posted a video about the power of water. Tell me what you think. http://j.mp/1juYMWL"
Feb 24
Laurie Batter posted a status
"IPS Controllers make the science of affecting pH & ORP levels simpler and more efficient. Announcing New Website. http://j.mp/ObFZoU"
Feb 19
Laurie Batter posted a status
"Learn & Earn CEUs from this growing list of organizations partnering with NSPF http://j.mp/NzpYJf®.aspx"
Feb 11
Laurie Batter replied to Timothy Auerhahn's discussion Cold Weather Pools
"Interesting Tim, I myself like the water nice and warm for my swims, but I am also aware of a big cold water movement especially in Europe. Do you follow the Facebook group called Did you Swim today?  Anyway, you could be on to something - but…"
Feb 11
Laurie Batter posted a status
"Online course - NSPF Field Service Professional Training http://j.mp/MXHrL8®_Launches_Field_Service_Professional_Online_Training_Course.aspx"
Feb 4
Laurie Batter posted a status
"Read blog from Tom Lachocki, NSPF "The Power of Grandparents for our Industry!" from http://j.mp/1dvVYlO"
Jan 22
Laurie Batter posted a status
"NSPF welcomes Jim Mock, EcoLab to its Board of Directors! http://j.mp/1dvRtru®_Adds_New_Board_Member_Focused_on_Making_a_Difference.aspx"
Jan 22
Laurie Batter posted a status
"Save the date 2014 World Aquatic Health Conf. Oct 8-10 in Portland, Oregon. Plans in works for best conference ever. http://j.mp/KAIKOH"
Jan 7
Laurie Batter posted a blog post

Professional Pool Care

Here's the guest blog I wrote for Jabariofwater.Professional Pool CareNOVEMBER 19, 2013When 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 expectation that we will be safe both in and around the pool area. Fortunately, when a pool facility is operated properly to prevent these…See More
Dec 19, 2013
Laurie Batter posted a status
"Hot off the press - NSPF Pool & Spa Handbook has updates for 2014 and sports a new cover http://ning.it/1dhZMsZ"
Dec 9, 2013
Laurie Batter posted a status
"UPDATE New link 4 free online 2013 #WAHCIndy videos-@NSPF has added 2012 to the free videos available. Please share! http://lnkd.in/b2f4Ygp"
Nov 25, 2013

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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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Non-profit NSPF's funded research helps people live healthier lives and encourages more people to get in the water. Not bad for the future of our industry eh?

Posted on November 14, 2012 at 4:55pm 0 Comments

Here's the news scoop sent out today. Tell us what you think!

Research Grants Totaling $117,974 Awarded by National Swimming Pool Foundation®

 

Colorado Springs, Colorado, November 13, 2012 — The National Swimming Pool Foundation® Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has continued its commitment to fund research to study the health benefits unique to aquatic…

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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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