Original Presentation Date: February 24th, 2021

This program reveals the causes of pool shell cracking and strategies for prevention and remediation, including answers to basic questions such as how concrete cracks, why it cracks and the ways that cracking is driven by mix design and placement procedures.

1:00 hour - Watershape University is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

CEUs are awarded for successfully logging completion of this webinar through the course curriculum page after viewing the lecture. Further instructions for registering your completion of this course are posted on the course curriculum page below the webinar recording.


  1. List and identify the types of cracks common to concrete watershape pool structures including, plastic shrinkage, thermal and autogenous cracks.
  2. Examine the causes of pool shell cracks.
  3. Discuss prevention techniques such as mix design and placement procedures.
  4. Discuss ways to remediate surfaces having common cracking.

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