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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Indoor Pools, Chloramines & Air Quality Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses indoor pools, chloramines and air quality issues. “People with pools, especially indoor pools, may hear complaints about stinging eyes, nasal irritation or difficulty breathing from people after being in the water or breathing ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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

  • Eglin Air Force Base Cuts Costs and Goes Solar with Aquatherm Solar Pool Heater

    With an ongoing push by the United States government to go green, most military installations start with their biggest energy hogs – in many cases a swimming pool or aquatic training facility. Heating a pool with natural gas, propane, or electric by means of a conventional fossil-fuel heater consumes a massive amount of energy and can cost thousands of dollars a month to maintain a comfortable ...


    By PRWeb

  • New methodology for poolside compliance testing

    A new method using a water proof meter with built in photo cell and reagent delivery device (test strips) was presented at the 5th Annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference in Colorado Springs October 17th. Ivars Jaunakais, President of Industrial Test Systems, Inc. (ITS), presented a new method for pool water testing last week during the annual World Aquatic Health Conference. The ...

  • Palintest USA Introduces Wagtech Portable Water Quality Testing Kits

    Portable Water Quality Testing Kits Wagtech by Palintest kits most comprehensive for water testing Erlanger, KY (June 17, 2014) – For microbiological and physico-chemical testing of water in a variety of settings, Palintest now offers a full range of Wagtech-branded comprehensive water quality testing kits. In environments from emergency response to remote long-term monitoring, the kits ...

  • EPA test results show mine spill unleashed highly toxic stew

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that surface-water testing revealed very high levels of lead, arsenic, cadmium and other heavy metals as a sickly-yellow plume of mine waste flowed through Colorado. These metals far exceeded government exposure limits for aquatic life and humans in the hours after the August 5 spill, which sent 3 million gallons of wastewater through ...


    By Associated Press

  • Independent Tests Show TOC, THMs And Combined Chlorine All Lower Following UV Treatment

    Recent independent tests carried out at a UK leisure centre showed a dramatic reduction in TOC (total organic carbon), THMs (trihalomethanes) and combined chlorine in pool water following the installation of a Hanovia medium pressure UV system. The tests were carried out by WRK Design and Services Limited, an independent chemical engineering consultancy specialising in contract research and ...

  • Fast and accurate testing of water quality: Research of German ultrafiltration specialist inge watertechnologies AG state-aided

    The research and development conducted by inge watertechnologies AG within the 'AQUASens' project, receives funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung-BMBF). In cooperation with Siemens AG, FRIZ Biochem Gesellschaft für Bioanalytik GmbH, the Institut for Waterchemistry and Chemical Balneology of the Technical University of ...

  • Newly published research paper demonstrates test inaccuracies due to sample holding time

    Phigenics LLC, an innovative water management services company, announced today the publication of a research paper that demonstrates up to 33% false-positive test results for Legionella bacteria when following conventional sampling methods. A false-positive result means the test indicated Legionella was present in the water system at detectable levels when in fact it was below detectable levels ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Pooltest Professional Plus launched with new features

    The new Pooltest 9 and 25 Professional Plus units from Palintest Ltd. have built-in support for the new DPD XF and XT extended range chlorine test tablets. A new balanced water calculation function has also been added, which automatically uses the results from the standard tests to produce a Palintest or Langelier index result.The standard or extended chlorine ranges can be easily selected from ...

  • Fixing Leaks Saves Water and Money

    The arrival of spring brings an increase in outdoor activity -- including yard chores, deck and outdoor furniture clean up, and swimming pool prep -- that can drive water usage and utility bills up. While this increased seasonal cost is just another reality of home ownership, costs driven by water leaks should not be. American Leak Detection says that from both an environmental and an economic ...


    By American Leak Detection

  • Ultra Pure EDI Components opened for Business, Continuing the O`Hare Legacy in Water Purification

    Ultra Pure EDI Components opened for business, continuing the O'Hare Legacy in water purification. Starting with My Grandfather Harry O'Hare, knows water. He invented Ty-D-Bol, the toilet bowl cleaner, and helped pioneer the use of chlorinators to clean swimming pools. O'Hare believed that he has designed the next innovation in water treatment: an electro-chemical process that cleans and softens ...


  • Miox partners with Simply Water

    MIOX Corporation, the industry leader in on-site chemical generation technology, announces it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Simply Water, LLC for North America aquatics. Simply Water has represented a broad ...


    By MIOX Corporation

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