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Below is a list of published writings on various aquatic facility subjects.

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BOOKS:  (5)

 

1.  Advanced Water Quality Tech Manual, World Water Park Association, 2016 Richard Young, Co-authored                 with Kent Williams, Dr. Wolfram Hartwig

 

2.  Aquatic Facility Inspector, 2017  Author Richard Young, Published by Aquatic Commercial Consulting.

 

3.  National Recreation and Park Association, Aquatic Facility Operator Manual, Contributing editor, 5th                      edition, 2006

 

4.  National Recreation and Park Association, Aquatic Facility Operator Manual, Managing editor, 6th edition,             2011

 

5.  National Recreation and Park Association, Aquatic Facility Operator Manual, Contributing editor, 7th                       edition, 2011

 

ARTICLES  (33)

 

1. Aquatics 101 – Maintenance, Aquatics International, May 2003

 

2. Auxiliary disinfection, oxidation and chloramine destruction for Public/Institutional pools, WMS Aquatics                 Newsletter, October 2016

 

3. Cloudy Water Curse, Hotel/Motel News Magazine, July 1990

 

4. Crypto Odds: One in 10 Million, Aquatics International, July/August 1997

 

5. Crypto… “Will it take over the world?”, PPOA, Pump Room Press, April 2009

 

6. “Crypto-Proof” your pool? No, it’s only a dream!, Aquatics International, October 2009

 

7. Diatomaceous Filters, PPOA, Pump Room Press, June 2010

 

8. Does your pool have a hidden suction hazard?, Aquatics International, May/June 1999

 

9. Don’t blame TDS for problems, Service Industry News, May 2005

10. Effects of cyanuric acid on chlorine, Service Industry News, November 1989

 

11. Evaluation of Recycled Crushed Glass Sand Media, State of Washington. 1998

 

12. Fecal accidents…”Warning, Warning, California Environmental Health Journal

 

13. Fecal Accidents and Cryptosporidium, NRPA Aquatic News, Spring 1997

 

14. Fecal Accidents and Cryptosporidiosis, Aquatics International, September 1995

 

15. Good Sand, bad sand, it’s up to you, PPOA Pump Room Press, PrP 48

 

16. Handling Recreation Water Illnesses, Service Industry News, August 2014

 

17. Is Your “Chlorine” Working for You?, Apartment Owners News Magazine, June 1990

 

18. It Looks Like Chlorine, but…, California Journal of Environmental Health, August 1991

 

19. Is the time right for chlorine generation?, Aquatics International, October 2000

 

20. Is Your “Chlorine” Working for You?, Hotel/Motel News Magazine, June 1990

 

21. Let’s set the record straight on “Crypto”,

 

22. Let’s use a little common sense, Aquatics International, Jan/Feb 1999

 

23. Myth: Chlorine does not kill Crypto, Athletic Business, October 1997

 

24. Myth: Liquid Chlorine stored out of the sun does not degrade, Athletic Business, October 1997

 

25. Myth: TDS affects the water clarity…, Athletic Business, October 1997

 

26. On-Site Chlorine Generation, California Athletic Industry, Sep/Oct 1995

 

27. Pool Filtration, NRPA Newsletter, April 2015

 

28. Pool Water Treatment Systems and Processes Myths, NRPA Aquatics Newsletter, May 2014

 

29. Providing Perfect Pool Water, Hotel / Motel News Magazine, August 1990

 

30.  Recreation and Park Association, Aquatic Newsletter, March 2005

 

31. Soda-Bottle Sand, PPOA, Pump Room Press, November 1999, PrP 17

 

32. Sometimes Chlorine Alone Can’t Handle it all!, PPOA, Pump Room Press, May 2012

 

33. Update on typical fecal accidents and cryptosporidiosis…, California Journal of Environmental Health,                    Winter 1999

 

RESPONSES TO PUBLISHED ARTICLES  (6)

 

1. “Chlorine Problems, Shut Pools, Injure Patrons”, Aquatics Internal, May 2008

 

2. “Feed Needs” Pool & Spa News, October 2011

 

3. Filtration article, Service Industry News, July 2015

 

4. ORP vs. PPM, Pool and Spa News, April 2015

 

5. Using Mineral Sanitizers, Pool and Spa News, August 2010

 

6. “Reducing Operating Costs” , Independent Pool and Spa Service Association

          Newsletter, December, 2017

 

PRESENTATION WRITINGS:

 

1. A Short Look at Ozone, California Environmental Health Regional Conference

 

2. Mexico National Swimming Pool Conference

 

3. Variable Frequency Drive Operation:  Bay Area Pool Operators Assoc.