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2012/5.2, May 23 -- Paladian Design, Conveyor-Belt Excavation, Hoover Dam and more

May 23, 2012 WATERSHAPES.COM
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COIMBATORE, INDIA:
SACRIFICING ROOSTERS TO
MAKE SWIMMING POOL SAFE 
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Many water-related stories have been in the news of late — including reports connected to the three questions below.

1. The U.S. Justice Department announced it is postponing the deadline for implementing controversial new pool-accessibility standards, which are designed to help the disabled more easily use public swimming facilities. (This is the second postponement by the government.) The most recent deadline was to have been May 21, 2012; what is the new date?

a. Dec. 31, 2012 b. Jan 31, 2013 c. March 31, 2013 d. May 31, 2013

2. Renowned college swimming coach “Skip” Kenney is retiring after 33 years heading up the swim program at a major California university. Which institution of higher learning benefitted from Kenney’s exceptional coaching abilities over the past three decades?

a. UCLA b. Stanford c. UC Berkeley d. USC

3. Organizers have announced that the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships will be held in what country?

a. USA b. Canada c. Brazil d. Australia

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