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New Swimming Pool Laws Going into Effect

As we have previously reported, SB 442 (Newman – D) was voted and signed into law this year updating the Swimming Pool Safety Act in California. This bill increases the number of safety or anti-drowning features required on new or remodeled residential swimming pools from one to two, and alsoRead the Rest…

Regulations Frustrate Small Business Owners – More on the Way

Frustration has been growing in the small business community over the increasing number of laws and regulations that must be complied with in California. The number of regulations has ballooned in recent years, leaving small business owners struggling to keep up and living under a cloud of potential lawsuits ifRead the Rest…

Is the Pool & Spa Industry Under Attack in California?

You can answer this question on your own after you read this article, but I think it is fair to say that there are a number of serious issues that have the potential to do the swimming pool and spa industry significant damage, if not endanger the largest pool marketRead the Rest…

Department of Pesticide Regulation Addresses Chlorine Illnesses

Much to our surprise, the CPSA was contacted this week by the State Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) regarding illnesses and injuries in the swimming pool and spa industry resulting from the application or use chlorine products. Who would have known this state agency had anything to do with theRead the Rest…