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  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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." ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • Another Indoor Pool Transformed after Installing a Hanovia UV Water Treatment System

    -Norwood swim school in Adelaide, South Australia is the latest success story- Keith Weidner is no newcomer when it comes to owning and operating swim schools. He has been in the swim school business for many years, having interests in a number of swim schools in South Australia’s capital city, Adelaide. Photo 1: http://www.halmapr.com/hanovia/StateSwimNorwoodPool.jpg (976 KB) (Photo ...

  • Dramatic Improvement in Water and Air Quality at Royal Russell School’s Pools since installing Hanovia UV

    Since installing Hanovia UV disinfection systems for its two indoor swimming pools, the Royal Russell School in Surrey, one of Britain’s most prestigious independent schools, has seen a dramatic improvement in both water and air quality. There has also been a significant reduction in chemical usage. As bather loads have been increasing year on year and eventually surpassed the pools’ original ...

  • Hanovia UV System Produces Immediate Improvement in Water Quality at Adelaide Aquatic Centre’s Indoor Pool

    -Dramatic fall in combined chlorines even with heavy bather loads-   Adelaide Aquatic Centre is the major municipal swimming pool servicing the city of Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. The Aquatic Centre began its life as an outdoor pool way back in 1969. Since then it has undergone a series of redevelopments, including being enclosed by a roof in 1985 ...

  • 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% ...

  • 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

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