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The Path to Better Times

By Jim McCloskey

WaterShapesWorldBlogI know for a fact that there are better times ahead for professionals who design and build with water. How? Well, it has nothing to do with psychic powers or a crystal ball. Rather, I know because my own experiences both as a child and an adult tell me

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Recall the Drains Themselves!

By Eric Herman

WaterShapesWorldBlogThe commercial pool and spa industrywas rocked recently by the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s mandatory recall of main-drain grates — devices that had been designed, engineered and manufactured within the past two years to meet specific provisions

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Keeping It Clean: 21st Century Water Management

By Eric Herman

WaterShapesWorldBlogIt’s a given: As human beings, we are all utterly dependent on the availability of fresh, clear, potable water for our survival. As a result, the preservation of aquatic resources of all types is an interest in which all people should share. At the same time,

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Are You Embracing the Total Outdoor Experience?

By Eric Herman

WaterShapesWorldBlogNow that it is generally accepted by experts, economists and pundits that the recession has come to an end, there’s a great deal of curiosity about what the recovery will look like and, more specifically in these parts, about how

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The Ugly Truth About Spas

By Jim McCloskey

WaterShapesWorldBlogAs someone who sat in a spa for the first time in 1970 and has relaxed in a great many of them through the years, I have to confess that I’m not a fan of most I see physically attached to swimming pools.

Yes, I love the way they feel when

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Welcome to Our New Blog!

By Jim McCloskey

WaterShapesWorldBlogWaterShapes started 12 years ago as the result of a lengthy round of discussions between Eric Herman and me — an exchange of ideas that has

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