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CPSA Kicks Off 2016 With A Big Win!

It may be raining in Northern California, but water and water restriction issues are expected to continue to be big issues in 2016. That having been said, it appears the CPSA has been successful in addressing a major issue that was the root of the water use restrictions faced byRead the Rest…

CPSA Unveils Model Drought Response Plan

(SACRAMENTO)—As part of its ongoing Let’s Pool Together campaign, the California Pool and Spa Association (CPSA) announced today the release of its Model Drought Response Plan aimed at providing state and local policymakers with positive ideas designed to achieve water savings related to swimming pools, spas and hot tubs. “ForRead the Rest…

CPSA Newsletter – July 2015

Recent CPSA Success Stories In recent months the California Pool and Spa Association and its dedicated members have been putting in a great deal of hard work throughout the state on behalf of the pool and spa industry, and it has been paying off. We have had our hands fullRead the Rest…

Water Emergency Reaction

Small business folks never believe it can happen to them – government severely restricting or putting them out of business – but then when it happens they wonder why no one was there to defend them. Where was the trade association defending our industry? Oh, I didn’t want to payRead the Rest…

New Water Restrictions Mandated

The hopes that California had for a wet enough winter to end the persistent drought are all but gone, and the state is rapidly heading into its fourth dry year. A combination of record-high winter temperatures in 2014, low rainfall, and high demand has created a dangerous situation for aRead the Rest…

Water Savings and Outlook

The last few days and weeks have brought California a lot of news about the state of our water this year, and on the face of things a lot of it doesn’t seem to add up. Following a very wet December in which the state received 6 inches of rain,Read the Rest…

Economic Impact Study for Pool & Spa Industry

It’s the start of a new year for California, and even though it’s just beginning there is already a lot on the horizon for the California Pool and Spa Association, and for the pool and spa industry throughout California. The swimming pool and spa industry has endured a lot theseRead the Rest…

Is the California Drought Finally Over?

When it comes to the California drought that has been plaguing the state for the last three years, it’s been difficult not to feel at least a little optimistic recently. A flurry of storms have moved through the state, dropping more rain that some communities have seen in a year andRead the Rest…

Daily Water Use Varies Wildly Throughout California

The State Water Resources Control Board has released estimates for per capita daily water use throughout the state to highlight where conservation efforts have been successful so far and where further efforts need to be made. The estimates, which were a first for the state, were intended to inform localRead the Rest…

California’s Water Savings Increase as Drought Continues

At the start of its fourth year of extreme drought, California has received a small piece of good news amidst all the worry about rapidly draining water supplies. After repeated calls from officials, state agencies, and water groups for the state to reduce its water consumption, it appears that theRead the Rest…