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Pool & Recreational Shotcrete Corner Fig. 1: A spa with a purple-colored waterproof Fig. 2: A pool with shadowing of the reinforcing membrane, undergoing a flood test prior to tile bar cage, indicating a non-watertight situation installation a pool shell is a sign of flawed material or place- ment techniques. A definition of watertightness is: impermeable to a measurable flow of water.” James Scott is a third-gener- When a pool shell is not watertight, sometimes ation Watershape Designer the builder will look to waterproofing materials and Builder who has worked in to overcome the deficiency. This is an unfortunate the swimming pool and land- situation, as the deficiency within that shotcrete scape industries for 39 years. structure can cause a failure of the waterproofing He received his BS in business material itself. Ultimately, it always comes back and accounting from Southern to the fact that a watertight vessel is a more stable Methodist University, Dallas, and accepting substrate for whatever one wants TX. Through Group Works LLC, Scott has aligned to achieve, and much less prone to problems and himself with Genesis 3 and other organizations future repairs. that focus on continuing education and in - creasing higher standards in the watershape References industry. He is a Platinum Member of Genesis 3 1. Tile Council of North America, “TCNA Handbook for and a certified member of the Society of Water- Ceramic, Glass, and Stone Tile Installation,” Anderson, SC, shape Designers. Scott is also an APSP-Certified 2015, 445 pp. Professional Builder and an ASA member and has 2. American Shotcrete Association, 2014, “Position State- trained with the Portland Cement Association. ment #4: Watertight Shotcrete for Swimming Pools,” Farm- ington Hills, MI, http://www.shotcrete.org/media/pdf/ASA- Scott and Group Works LLC have been featured PositionPaper_PoolRec_4.pdf. (last accessed Sept. 29, 2015) in regional and national publications. STRUCTURAL SHOTCRETE SYSTEMS, INC. LICENSE #579272 A www.structuralshotcrete.com JASON E. WEINSTEIN, P.E. VICE PRESIDENT 12645 CLARK STREET (562) 941-9916 SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA 90670 FAX (562) 941-8098 Shotcrete • Fall 2015 57


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