Parks & Rec Business – July 2017 Cover Story

  Water’s Edge Aquatic Design was honored to have the “Long Branch Lagoon” project featured as the cover story of the July 2017 issue of Parks and Rec Business. The story titled, “A Pioneer Project – A waterpark in the frontier of the Old West”, discusses the history of a project over a decade in […]

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Aquatic Renovation Planning: A Step-by-step Guide

The Renovation Planning Process While all pools are not suitable or feasible for renovation, there is a planning process that can help you under­stand a pool’s renovation potential, and give community leaders the information they need to make an informed decision: Step I:  Identify the Project Goals There are different goals a commu­nity may pursue […]

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Corrosion Risk and How to Manage It

Corrosion is only one of the destructive forces acting in and around water parks and aquatic facilities.  And it can be so very frustrating to pool operators and perhaps a little confusing to pool designers and building architects.  Selecting appropriate materials and finishes is critical during the design process.  Operators must understand their pool and […]

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Waters Edge Published in Parks & Recreation Business Magazine

Our very own, Jeff Bartley was published in the most recent edition (view article here) of Parks & Recreation Business.  Jeff’s article examines the complex and valuable process of evaluating the operations (including expenses, revenues, programming, etc.), needs identifications, and the planning for a new or renovated outdoor municipal pool.

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Aquatic Facility Planning: Paramount to Success

Over the years, our design staff has witnessed many communities across the country struggle with the steps towards developing a new or renovated aquatic facility.  The path is often unclear and difficult to navigate as budgets are projected, features are evaluated, and funding options are researched. As an aquatic consulting and design firm, our experience […]

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Cost-Effective Aquatic Solutions

How can you make an aquatic facility cost effective?  We hear that question more frequently now, especially in the current economy.  Planning a new facility, renovating an existing pool or adding a spray park gives you an opportunity to make cost effective decisions, but where do you begin?    Additionally, what operational and maintenance plans will […]

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