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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

  • 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 ...

  • Solar swimming fun in 370 m² indoor swimming pool

    The days when indoor swimming pools heated tons of hot water with electricity or fossil fuels are long gone. Modern swimming baths are supplied with environmentally friendly solar heating that enables ideal water temperatures all year round. In sunny Rome, a regenerative sports centre has been opened in October 2012 at which a TiSUN solar system with 72 m² of TiSUN collector surface ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Solar swimming pools provide regenerative fun

    The times when tons of water were heated with electricity or fossil energy sources belong in the past. Modern indoor pools are supplied with environmentally friendly solar heat, which allows ideal water temperatures the whole year-round. Since March 2012 17,000 students at the Southeastern Louisiana University in the United States swim in environmentally friendly heated hot water. 1000 swimmers ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Peristaltic pump is proving ideal for swimming pools

    Although only introduced last year, the Verderflex Aura peristaltic dosing pump is already making waves.  This model is ideal for low flow, high pressure dosing applications and the facilities that are already benefiting from its introduction are leisure centres, swimming pools and saunas.  The Aura is proving a superior alternative to reciprocating piston pumps thanks to its ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Green product prevents scaling caused by hard water in swimming pools - saves water and chemicals

    Hard water in swimming pools gives rise to scaling round the edges of the swimming pools that is very difficult to remove. Scale also sticks to metalwork such as ladders and often causes them to corrode as gases trapped under the scale eat away at the metal.In order to remove scale that has formed swimming pools have to be filled with a water acid mixture which uses chemicals and the entire ...

  • What`s in your water? Disinfectants create toxic by-products in drinking water and public swimming pools

    Although perhaps the greatest public health achievement of the 20th century was the disinfection of water, a recent study now shows that the chemicals used to purify the water we drink and use in swimming pools react with organic material in the water yielding toxic consequences. University of Illinois geneticist Michael Plewa said that disinfection by-products (DBPs) in water are the unintended ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • 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 ...

  • Possible MRSA Outbreak at a Public Pool in Arizona

    Three girls recently became infected with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA) in the small town of Safford, Arizona.  According to the news report in the Eastern Arizona Courier, all three had spent time at a local public pool frequented by area residents to escape the Arizona summer heat. This is not the first time that MRSA has been linked with swimming ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Possible MRSA Outbreak at Popular Arizona Pool

    Three girls recently became infected with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA) in the small town of Safford, Arizona.  According to a news report in the Eastern Arizona Courier, all three had spent time at a local public pool frequented by area residents to escape the Arizona summer heat. This is not the first time that MRSA has been linked with swimming ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • American Leak Detection Promotes Pool Safety This Summer

    Leak Detection Specialist Offers Maintenance and Safety TipsPALM SPRINGS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/10 -- American Leak Detection reminds local families that installing drain covers, fences, gates, and other safety devices in and around pools can help prevent pool accidents this summer. "Parents and caregivers who take an active role in identifying and protecting against pool hazards are ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 ...

  • 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." ...

  • Hayward pledges up to $1 million in product to pools in need

    Hayward Pool Products announced today its pledge of up to $1 million dollars in Hayward safety vacuum release systems (SVRS) to North American pools in need. According to Hayward, the leading pool products manufacturer in the country, the "Safe Swimming Initiative" is designed to assist those public pools ...

  • 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% ...

  • atg UV are Pleased to Sponsor the PWTAG Healthy Pool Seminar

    atg UV are sponsoring the PWTAG Healthy Pools national seminar today, to address the difficult technical issue of Cryptosporidium, whose resistance to routine pool disinfection makes it a uniquely challenging pathogen. Duncan Ockendon from atg UV will describe the benefits of UV disinfection in cryptosporidium control and specifically, unveil for delegates the PWTAG guidance being developed by ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • 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 ...

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