What’s in Your Water? Avoiding Water Quality Incidents


Learn what shouldn’t lurk in your lagoon. Water-related pathogen outbreaks or chemical exposure incidents and their causes can be treated. Brush up on the latest changes to the Model Aquatic Health Code and discover the latest chemical-handling practices and disinfection technologies to prevent incidents at your park. We all want to go home safely, whether it is from our jobs, or from a fun day playing with the kids at the park. Unfortunately, injuries to employees and patrons have occurred from exposure to pathogens and chemicals at water parks and other aquatic facilities. 

This high level course will review some of the incidents that have occurred and how to avoid them. Chemical incident and pathogen outbreak statistics will be presented. We will also discuss the latest in codes such as the Model Aquatic Health Code that are written to protect our employees and patrons.
Attn: AFO Certified Professionals - this session eligible for Group "A" CEU Credit renewal.

Session Length: 1.25 Hours

Credit: 0.1 CEU; Group A eligible

NRPA Education online learning content is accessible for 180 days from the date of your registration.  The learning content is available for registration for three years from the date of origination.

Ellen Meyer, PhD

Manager of Product Safety and Government Affairs, Innovative Water Care, LLC

Ellen is Product Safety and Government Affairs Manager with Innovative Water Care, LLC. She has a PhD in chemistry and has been working in water treatment for over 25 years. Ellen is a former chair of the Recreational Water Quality Committee of APSP. She has served on the Technical Review and cyanuric acid ad hoc committees for the Model Aquatic Health Code and the NSF task group for pool chemical evaluation.

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