Riding the Tides (25 years of WaterShapes)

Since its debut in February 1999 as an innovative print magazine, WaterShapes has spent the past 25 years exploring the art and science of water – and the oceans of ...

Square Roots & Cross Purposes

Tailoring pool designs that marry the clients’ desires with the setting is always top-of-mind for Joan Roca. Here, he describes a project on the Florida coast that stands as ...

Theme Ships Ahoy

Given that ships and shipwrecks are inherently tied to water, it only makes sense that interactive, ship-themed splashpad water features are a natural fit, for ocean enthusiasts ...

Diamond Pools & Spas
Diamond Pools & Spas

The Misguided Push to Eliminate Natural Gas from California’s Backyards

Legislative moves to prohibit natural gas from backyards in California is badly misguided, argues Scott Cohen. While reducing carbon emissions is a valid objective, he says, trying ...

WU Launches New Student Experience Portal

Watershapes University is proud to announce a new user portal platform now available for all existing and future WU students. This new user experience consolidates multiple ...

Waterparks From the Start

In 2022, waterpark operations legend, Billy Hamilton, was inducted into the World Waterpark Association Hall of Fame, honored for his pioneering work maintaining water quality on a ...

Riding the Wellness Wave

As the desire for a healthy lifestyle increases – while at the same time our population ages – the demand for wellness facilities, products and services looks to ...

Eastern Horizons (How Watershape Design Benefits from Japanese Garden Principles)

It’s one of history’s most influential design traditions. Japanese gardens are much more than pagodas, lanterns and Bonsai trees, says Jason Brownlee. Studying these ...

The Muddy Legend of Lake Dolores

Long before waterparks became recreational fixtures the world over, a lonely desert playground in southern California -- built on a system of muddy ponds -- revealed both the ...

Fluidra Offers Efficient Temperature Control

Fluidra’s robust ProHeat II Chiller features an axial ventilator to help heat swimming pools even during freezing ambient temperatures. It’s encased in a lightweight ...

Cacti Planters From Nola

Nola’s indoor/outdoor planters can refresh everyday environments with vivid colours and vibrant plant life. The products are made with metal trellises that mimic the shapes ...

Water Tech Introduces New Cordless Pool Cleaner

Water Tech Corp is excited to introduce its New Water Tech Precision V10—an enhanced version of Water Tech’s popular Precision 2.0 Pool Cleaner that provides a ...