Water-Treatment Products Offer System for Trapping Crypto

Norwalk, Conn.--Arch Chemicals, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with SeaKlear Water Treatment Products of Bothell, Wash. to market their PRS product to the commercial swimming pool market. The co-branded Pulsar /SeaKlear PRS, 2-Stage Biopolymeric System will be available in five-gallon and 55-gallon kits. PRS traps disease-bearing microbes such as Cryptosporidium, E.Coli and Giardia in the swimming pool filter.

Totally biodegradable, PRS has been shown to trap 99.9 percent of Crypto on the filter, where it is then backwashed out of the pool system. Additional benefits of the PRS system include: enhanced filtration down to 0.5 microns, improved water clarity, effective flocculation of oils, elimination of the need for enzyme treatments and improved efficacy of UV systems. For more information, visit

NACPRO Accepting Applications For 2009 Awards Program

Nominations will open on February 1, 2009 for the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO) 2009 Awards. Presentation of the awards will be made at the NACO meeting to be held mid-July 2009 in Nashville, Tenn. The annual event recognizes and honors excellence in county Park and Recreation endeavors throughout the nation. Use the national recognition to promote your agency’s successes with county officials and citizens and share your great achievements with others.

A complete information packet and awards application will be available on the NACPRO web site ( after February 1, 2009. Applications must be postmarked by April 10, 2009. Contact the Awards Committee Chair John Buck at (808) 270-7230 or with any questions. Award categories include individual elected officials, professionals, volunteers, organizations and projects, plans and programs. A complete listing is included on the Web site.

National Ticket And Synergy ID Form Partnership

Shamokin, Penn.--National Ticket Company—a provider of ticketing and wristbands for the leisure and entertainment market--announces a partnership with Synergy ID--a provider of project management and software integration services to the entertainment, emergency management, utility and oil and gas markets. As the demand for increasing visitor experiences grows and the interest in more efficient and effective visitor management solutions increases, venues of all sizes are pursuing RFID and barcode management systems. The use by customers and availability of data for the venues creates a win-win for users of RFID and barcode systems over traditional cash or credit-card based systems.

SCS Interactive’s Focus Expands To Web Site

Denver, Colo.--SCS Interactive announces the company launched a new Web site where customers can create their own structure. Called, “Build Your Own StormSeries WaterPlay Structure,” the Web site tool not only takes into account the dimensions of a pool, but allows you to add as many bridges, decks and bucket towers as you would like and keeps a running tally of the cost of the structure. You can either send the structure design directly to the SCS sales team to learn more, or print out a copy of to save for use at a later date. For more information, visit