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  • Monitoring the Air in Indoor Swimming Pools

    PPM Technology are co-operating with our long-standing partners Tennants Distribution Ltd in an exciting new project for monitoring the indoor environment in indoor swimming pools. We have recently supplied 2 monitoring units for use in a swimming pool environment, a large IAQ monitoring unit containing sensors for Temperature, Humidity, Chlorine, Ammonia, Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide, ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Lower Chloramines And Lower Costs For Pool Operator

    Switch to UV Treatment Transforms Californian Pool Since installing a Hanovia UV water treatment system, Arcata Community Pool in California, USA has seen a significant reduction in chloramines*. Chlorine costs have also been significantly reduced. Designed by Hanovia Ltd, the UV system was installed by PurAqua Products, Inc, Hanovia's US distributor. ...

  • Chemical incidents at swimming pools and leisure centres on the rise

    The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), part of leading climate and energy consultancy AEA, is experiencing a higher than normal level of calls related to incidents at swimming pools and leisure centres. NCEC receives calls from the UK emergency services, with its trained chemists advising the sector on how to deal with the mitigation of incidents involving chemical substances. Every ...

  • Test pool phosphate levels to deter algae growth

    With Labor Day approaching it signals the end of the summer pool season and pool owners dealing with water problems due to high temperatures. Pools are also at a higher risk this time of year due to algae. Algae growth is a pool hazard in many ways. Algae are a slip and fall hazard and they harbor bacteria increasing the risk of illness. To maintain an algae free swimming pool it is required to ...

  • Test pool phosphate levels to deter algae growth

    With Labor Day approaching it signals the end of the summer pool season and pool owners dealing with water problems due to high temperatures. Pools are also at a higher risk this time of year due to algae. Algae growth is a pool hazard in many ways. Algae are a slip and fall hazard and they harbor bacteria increasing the risk of illness. To maintain an algae free swimming pool it is required to ...

  • New, Improved eXact Chlorine Photometer

    Testing for EPA-compliant Free and Total Chlorine levels (4500 CL-G) became easier. Announcing the eXact Chlorine Photometer Kit, the latest product from ITS, is designed for residential, commercial, and municipal testing of accurate chlorine levels in water. The kit (486696-PC) includes the new and improved ...

  • Research Confirms Link Between Chloramines In Pools And Asthma In Children

    A new study in Belgium has confirmed earlier research linking chlorine by-products in indoor swimming pools with asthma in children (1), (2). The researchers from the Catholic University of Louvain analysed the rates of wheezing, asthma and other ailments in almost 190,000 13 and 14 year olds in 21 European countries. The results showed rates of asthma and wheezing rose by around 2.7% and 3.39% ...

  • Prestigious American School Chooses UV To Treat Its Pool Water

    Since a Hanovia UV system was installed to treat pool water at the prestigious Germantown Academy in Pennsylvania, USA, athletes who normally used inhalers because of chlorine by-products no longer need them. According to the swimming coach Richard Shoulberg, trainer of over 15 Olympic swimmers, 'Many of our athletes were having respiratory problems due to the heavily chlorinated water and I ...

  • Alton Towers Resort’s Indoor Pool Transformed with Hanovia UV Disinfection Technology

    -Combined chlorines fall from 0.9 ppm to just 0.3 ppm-   Since replacing its ozone water treatment system with two Hanovia UV disinfection systems, Alton Towers Resort, the UK’s leading theme park resort, has seen a dramatic fall in combined chlorines in its large indoor leisure pool – from 0.9 ppm to just 0.3 ppm. Combined chlorine levels in its whirl ...

  • Grundfos wins top UK chlorine contract

    Grundfos Alldos electro-chlorination products have secured a four-year contract to supply chlorination services to the UK’s largest water-only company. Three Valleys Water, part of the Veolia Group, that delivers 890 million litres of tap water each day to 1.2 million customers in North London and the Home Counties. Alison Winser a buyer with Three Valleys said, “Selcoperm Electrochlorination ...


  • Exclusive Italian Golf Club and Spa Chooses UV for Pool Water Disinfection

    To achieve optimum water disinfection without the unpleasant smells and eye irritations associated with chlorination, the exclusive Riviera Golf Club in Italy has installed a Hanovia UV disinfection system to treat its 80m3 indoor swimming pool and adjoining spa. The UV system treats 30m3 water/hour, continuously running, with the subsequent injection of 50mg/l of liquid active oxygen. The ...

  • DEP Reminds Pool Owners to Handle Waste Water Safely

    Private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, should remember that chlorinated wastewater must be handled responsibly, Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said today. "Pools will open in just a few weeks," Abruzzo said. "Sometimes as swimming pools are cleaned and prepared for summer use, we see fish kills in local streams that could easily have been prevented." ...

  • MIOX equips city of dreams with disinfection technologies for swimming pools and spas

    MIOX Corporation, a leader in on-site generation of hypochlorite and mixed oxidants for water disinfection, was chosen by City of Dreams, a premier entertainment and gaming complex in Macau, China, to provide disinfection solutions for the resort’s spas and swimming pools. In partnership with their exclusive distributor, MIOX Asia Ltd, Hong Kong, MIOX Corporation installed eight mixed-oxidant ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • New pooltest portable photometers for swimming pool water monitoring

    Water analysis expert Palintest Ltd. has developed new Pooltest 3 and Pooltest 6 photometers for on-site pool water quality testing. The new products have exceptional accuracy, using narrow band filters with a wavelength tolerance of +/-2 nm. The instruments also offer enhanced path length for measurement, enabling excellent resolution at low concentrations for precision readings. A 4-button ...

  • PPM Technology supplies wireless units for monitoring the air in indoor swimming pools

    Our Wireless IAQ Profile Monitor system is currently being demonstrated in an indoor swimming pool environment; the units contained sensors for Temperature, Humidity, Chlorine, Ammonia, Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide. Chlorine products are used in swimming pools to prevent growth and spread of bacteria and viruses. Nitrogen pollution is produced from organic derivatives. (sweat, urine) The ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Microbial Contaminants & RWIs from Public Pools Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses health issues associated public pools due to microbial contaminants causing recreational water illnesses (RWIs).   Since 1978, the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • PPG, NSF Inform Health Inspectors on Risks with Generic Chlorine Tablet Use

    As commercial and community pools across the nation prepare for summer, NSF International and theACCU-TAB(R) system commercial ...


    By PPG Industries

  • Weschem & Prominent Partner to launch NEW Prominent DULCOMETER Compact Controller for pool water treatment

    Prominent UK have partnered with Weschem to launch the NEW cost effective Prominent DULCOMETER Compact Controller and DULCOTEST CLB2 and CLB3 chlorine sensors. The NEW compact DULCOTEST® sensors CLB2 and CLB3 are used for the online measurement of the free chlorine in relatively pure water such as drinking and swimming pool water. They are extremely inexpensive and almost ...


    By WES Ltd / Weschem Ltd

  • Another U.S. patent issued for reagent delivery & photometric chlorine analysis

    Industrial Test Systems, Inc. (ITS), located in Rock Hill, SC, announces the release of SenSafe™ Water Metals Check test strips, an easy, accurate and inexpensive way to determine metal levels in drinking water. This patented test uses an indicator that develops red in the presence of metals. Simple color matching determines the levels of metal in water after a 30 second dip. This product ...

  • ProMaqua provides superior water quality in the revitalizing pool at the new Rhein-Neckar Arena

    After a match, both the players of 1899 Hoffenheim as well as the away team look forward to relieving tension, loosening up their muscles and simply relaxing in the revitalizing pool at the new Rhein-Neckar Arena. ProMaqua provides water quality that is fit for the premier league. Last weekend the players of the 1899 Hoffenheim team were treated to a relaxation session in the pure, crystal-clear ...

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