Frayne McAtee has more than 27 years of experience in the water feature and fountain industry. When Frayne built his first pond in 1989, he knew that this was the industry for him. Aside from being an avid water gardening enthusiast, his experience in the industry includes, but is not limited to, product development, manufacturing, marketing, sales, training, troubleshooting and installation. Frayne is a motivated, results-oriented sales and marketing professional with extensive knowledge in both operating a small business and working within an international corporation. He excels at communication and building relationships with customers and colleagues alike. As the director of sales for distribution and commercial at OASE North America, Frayne is truly passionate about water and believes in the company motto, "water is life." Born and raised in Washington, he currently lives in the Seattle area.
Natural Swimming Pool

Natural Swimming Pools and Recreational Ponds: What You Need to Know

By Frayne McAtee / June 25, 2023 / 0 Comments

As the interest and popularity of natural swimming pools (NSP) and recreational ponds continues to grow in North America, we see an increase in questions about how they work, what products are recommended and what should be considered when designing them. One of the first questions that often comes up is, “What is the difference […]

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The Fundamentals of Water Filtration

By Frayne McAtee / December 28, 2017 / 3 Comments

Choosing a proper water filtration system is a critical step in water-feature construction. It relies on understanding your customer and their budget, pond conditions and requirements. Proper planning can deliver clean, clear, healthy water, help to work within your budget and live up to the end user’s expectations. Understanding the features, benefits and drawbacks of […]

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Pond Pump Essentials

By Frayne McAtee / December 28, 2016 / 0 Comments

I was walking through my neighborhood, longing for the future days of warm weather and considering my plans for the coming season when I came upon a sight that I’ve enjoyed almost every day since I moved to town. It was an especially impressive water feature, beautifully landscaped, on a busy corner in our neighborhood […]

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