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Arizona Prepares for Pump Law

Industry groups across Arizona are educating their members about the state’s upcoming pool pump efficiency standards. The Pool Pump and Portable Spa Energy Efficiency Standards will take effect Jan. 1, 2012, and will require two-speed, multi-speed or variable-speed pumps on all residential installations with a pump size greater than 1 horsepower. This has invited comparisons [...]

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Report says water challenges will test Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — A university think tank's new report says Arizona hasn't ignored its water needs, but a return of rapid population growth to desert cities will test the state, forcing consideration of significant changes in lifestyle, particularly for affluent residents. Some of those decisions could hit close to home for both current and new residents [...]

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Reduce your electricity bill with a new pool pump

If you're one of the many pool owners in Arizona, you know how important it is to keep your pool clean, clear and healthy. But did you know that your pool may be one of the largest consumers of electricity in your house? To help you save energy, APS and SRP are now offering rebates [...]

Eat well and be safe this fourth of July

Outdoor Grill Safety The first step to cookout safety is using fresh food. Store meats and perishables in an insulated cooler to prevent bacterial growth. Gas grills an have an interior temperature of more than 800 degrees Fahrenheit, so teach children to steer clear! After grilling, be sure to dispose of charcoal properly. Firework Safety [...]

Swim Lessons for Children | Phoenix, Arizona

By Judy Hedding Many cities within the metro Phoenix area have extensive aquatic programs that include swimming lessons for all ages. You can check your city's recreation program to get specifics on program offerings, costs and locations. Here are some of the most highly populated cities with aquatics programs. Nonresidents may also be allowed to [...]

Summer Solstice Swimming | Temperatures increase pool activities

The first day of summer, also known as the summer solstice, is the longest day of the year. It is also the day when shadows are the shortest. Throughout the year, the sun takes a six-month journey northward in the sky, peaking on the summer solstice, then begins its trek south, ending on the day [...]

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Poolman Phoenix reaches 6,000 pools on service!

Poolman Phoenix has reached it's most recent goal of 6,000 pools on service! A thank you note from Poolman: A special thank you to all of our customers. We truly appreciate your business and your loyalty. We would also like to thank you for all of your referrals. Please remember that you get a free month [...]

Top tips to stay cool in the heat this summer!

Keeping cool when temperatures reach record highs isn't just about comfort. Dangerously high temperatures can result in heat-related illnesses ranging from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The following tips can help you keep cool all summer long. Alter your pattern of outdoor exercise to take advantage of cooler times (early morning or [...]

Phoenix Pool Events for your Family this June 2011

Summer is a time to get together as a family and have some fun! There are some great pool-related events in the Phoenix area for you family that cost very little or are free! Fiesta del Agua Cigna HealthCare of Arizona holds its summer kickoff for kids 5-15. The first 500 kids swim for free. [...]

Breaking News: Drain Cover Recall

Just released!  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall on many VGB certified drain covers installed since 2008. DRAIN COVER RECALL! Visit our parent company's page dedicated to the Drain Cover Recall The following manufacturers, in cooperation with The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), have announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer pool and [...]

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