What are the possible causes of green algae entering an indoor pool when all chemistry is balanced, disinfectant levels adequate and UV system and filtration functioning?Is algae always introduced…Continue
The mission of the association is to bring aquatic professionals and stakeholders together to network, advocate, enrich, and improve the aquatics industry across the United States and internationally.See More
The Oregon Recreation and Park Association interest section for aquatics professionals. We hold regular meetings throughout the year to share knowledge, provide support and to network with each other. Currently, membership to this group is limited to dues paying ORPA members.See More
Algae is actually floating in the air (Even inside). It can also be brought in on equipment and swim suits. It is basically ubiquitous. Algae in an indoor pool is very possible, especially in an area with a lot of light and low…"
What are the possible causes of green algae entering an indoor pool when all chemistry is balanced, disinfectant levels adequate and UV system and filtration functioning?Is algae always introduced from outside sources, such as equipment that has been in open water environments?We have shocked the pool, it went away. It is back again.See More
"We had a similar situation last year and I couldn't find any official guidelines, but we did decide to drain, based upon a lot of the thoughts below. Too risky if you miss any glass. Even though our maintenance team argued with…"
Hi Everyone,I look forward to meeting you at the upcoming meetings. Does anyone have a local indoor air quality rep they know of and can point me to? Thanks!-Lisa VirtueAquatics Manager, the MACSee More
The Oregon Recreation and Parks Association and Portland Area Aquatics council will host a free forum on Aquatics training agencies for all aquatics professionals or interested sports, parks, recreation, or operations managers.We will compare available providers for lifeguard training and swim instructor training and ongoing in-service, audit, and lesson programs. You will get to compare the features and costs to help you decide what is the appropriate agency for your facility.See More