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Training Seminars 

Expert Water Testing and Water Chemistry Training, Nationwide

Homeowners, retailers, and service professionals will benefit from Taylor’s wide array of comprehensive water testing and water chemistry training seminars, presented by the most knowledgeable and energetic professionals in the pool & spa industry. Check out our schedule to see which training seminars are coming to a trade show or conference near you.

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The Pool & Spa Show

Jody O'Grady and Rachel Rutter will present "Recreational Water Balance" on Tuesday, January 24th, from 9:00 am - 10:30 am. Join us in room 419 for the presentation. 

Jody O'Grady and Rachel Rutter will present "Water Balance from a Cause & Effect Perspective" on Wednesday, January 25th, from 9:00 am - 10:30 am. Join us in room 403 for the presentation.

Jody O'Grady will be speaking on behalf of the PHTA to present "ANSI/PHTA Standards Guiding You to Better Water Chemistry (RWQAC/PHTA)" on Monday, January 23rd from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm. Join us in room 303 for the presentation.


Southwest Pool & Spa Show

Chris Golden and Rachel Rutter will present "Water Balance from a Cause & Effect Perspective" on Thursday, February 9th, from 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Chris Golden and Rachel Rutter will present "Basic Water Chemistry & Testing Kit" on Thursday, February 9th, from 10:15 am - 11:45 am.


Association of Aquatic Professionals (AOAP)

Jody O'Grady will present "Testing Methods, Interferences, and Techniques" on Monday, February 13th, from 3:30 pm - 4:40 pm.


Upcoming Live Webinars

Our webinars cover specific issues that you and your customers encounter every day. Sign up for one, or all by clicking on the title; there is zero cost to you or your customers. The webinars will be approx. 30 minutes in length, with additional time for Q+A, on the following Tuesdays beginning at 3 pm EST:

More Sessions Coming Soon! TBD

The four core webinars are indicated with an asterisk (*). Attend “live” all four within this round of webinars, and you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Watching the recordings at a later date does not qualify for the certificate.



Recorded Webinars

Below is a list of our recorded webinars. These webinars cover specific issues that you and your customers encounter every day. 

Testing Methods  
Shelf Life 101  
Sanitation & Oxidation  
Water Balance 101  
Interferences in Water Testing  
Hot Water Chemistry & Testing  
Testing Techniques  
Myths of Water Chemistry & Testing  
Tech Questions  
Phosphates/Nitrates- A Pesky Problem  
Care & Feeding of Your Test Kit  


Taylor’s webinars and training seminars are hosted by Manager of Education & Technical Services, Wayne Ivusich. Spanning almost three decades with Taylor, Wayne regularly presents a variety of seminars to the members of the pool/spa industry from basic chemistry and testing techniques to advanced sanitation issues. Wayne is also responsible for answering technical questions and emails from distributors, service technicians, dealers, health officials, and your everyday pool and spa owner about sanitation, water balance, testing, and other aspects of water chemistry.

Wayne is a CPO®, Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) CPO® Instructor, and a member of the PHTA Education Cadre. Wayne edited the chemistry and testing chapters of the Pool & Spa Operator® Handbook, is an editor for the Spanish version of the same manual, and is also an editor of the PHTA Pool Math Workbook.

Wayne has appeared as a guest speaker for IPSSA, the Western Pool & Spa Show, the Pool Industry Expo, the Florida Environmental Health Association, the Interstate Environmental Association, the New Jersey Environmental Health Association, the California Environmental Health Organization, the Northeast Spa and Pool Association, and many health departments and trade organizations across the country.