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Primary Area of Expertise
Swimming Pool
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Richard Young has over 30 years of public, institutional, commercial, waterpark and high-end residential pool experience. Rich is a California State Contractor. Rich has operated several public and commercial facilities as well as designed and renovated hundreds of public and commercial swimming pools and water parks. Rich has authored several industry manuals and often speaks at regional and national aquatic conferences.

-Certified Pool Operator (National Swimming Pool Foundation)
-Aquatic Facility Operator Instructor (National Recreation and Park Association) -Member: National
-Member of the Association of Aquatic Consultants
-Board Member &Technical Advisor for the Professional Pool Operators of America
-Member of the National Recreation and Park Association
-Member of the World Water Park Association
-Member of the National Travel Parks Association
-Member of the California Pool and spa Association
-Member of the National Aquatic Health Code task force

Legal Consultant and Expert Witness
* Pool Design and Construction Review
* Mechanical Water Systems Analysis
* Code compliance Assessments and Reports
* Aquatic Facility Assessments and Reports
* Legal Consultant and Expert Witness

Recent swimming pool-related cases include:
* Patron Injuries
* Operator Injuries
* Drowning, Near Drowning
* Diving Board Accidents
* Pool Related Accidents
* Construction Disputes