Spa Water Articles

  • Assessment of a Danish sludge treatment reed bed system and a stockpile area, using substance flow analysis

    Sludge treatment reed bed (STRB) systems combine dewatering, stabilisation and long-term storage of sludge. The main objective of this study was to investigate how substance concentrations change in the sludge residue during treatment and to conduct substance flow analyses covering the flow of substances in an STRB system over a 12-year treatment period, followed by three months' ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Xylem helps Italian spa go with the flow

    A case study on the termal Hotel Mamma Margherita, Abano Terme (Padova) For many people, a relaxing break in a secluded Italian spa is the ideal way to recharge. However, what many may not be aware of is the importance of a solid and reliable pumping system to keep activity above the surface running seamlessly. Hotel Mamma Margherita, situated in Padua, north-east Italy, ...


    By LOWARA - a Xylem brand

  • Radioactivity and hydrochemical properties of certain thermal Turkish spa waters

    The study aims to determine the radioactivity levels of thermal waters which have been used seasonally or permanently in spas for therapeutic intentions. Samples were collected from spas in different regions of Turkey. Some radionuclides (40K, 232Th, 226Ra, 137Cs), gross alpha (GA) and gross beta (GB) activities, and physical and some chemical parameters were ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Application of set pair analysis based on the improved five-element connectivity in the evaluation of groundwater quality in XuChang, Henan Province, China

    The evaluation of groundwater quality plays an important part in the evaluation of groundwater resources. It analyses the temporal and spatial distributions and utilisation of underground water according to the main components and corresponding water quality standards for underground water. Thereby, it can provide a scientific basis for the development, utilisation, planning, and management of ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • 6 Things You Should Know About Legionella

    Just last August, about 120 people in the South Bronx were infected with Legionnaires’ Disease and 12 people died. At the time, up to 5 cooling towers in the area tested positive for Legionella, a fatal bacteria that grows in warm, damp environments and can spread once contaminated water has become aerosolized and the vapor is inhaled. In this post, we’ll be discussing where ...

  • Reference: Mauritius – heaven on earth

    This island in the Indian Ocean is one of the top destinations in the world for luxury tourism. This is why the management of the successful Beachcomber Hotels places its trust in ProMinent's hi-tech systems for sea water desalination and disinfection systems for pool water. Extensive expertise for complex tasks The Trou aux Biches Resort & Spa on the north-west coast of ...

  • Creation of innovative experimental prototypes to meet health safety challenges in thermal spas

    It is essential to preserve the quality of natural mineral water from its origin to the points of use, so as to ensure sanitary safety for patients within the thermal spas. The complexity of water systems may lead to issues linked to microbiological and physico-chemical contaminations which are necessary to be solved in order to keep the installations in compliance with the regulations in ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Controlling Legionella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa re-growth in therapeutic spas: implementation of physical disinfection treatments, including UV/ultrafiltration, in a respiratory hydrotherapy system

    The study aimed to assess the efficacy of an integrated water safety plan (WSP) in controlling Legionella re-growth in a respiratory hydrotherapy system located in a spa centre, supplied with sulphurous water, which was initially colonized by Legionella pneumophila. Heterotrophic plate counts, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Legionella spp. were detected in water ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Case Study - TSA - Trasimeno Servizi Ambientali SpA Borgo Giglione (PG), Italy

    The Client TSA is part of the Gesenu Group (operating at an International level in many sectors) and is highly experienced in many aspects of environmental services. The company has delivered a numbers of solutions in Perugia over the last 20 years, including street cleaning, waste collection and transport, graveyard services, public gardens maintenance, building and ...


    By IDRAFLOT

  • UV systems for spas & hydro pools - Case Study

    With the rise of health centres and leisure clubs throughout the UK, a key feature in many modern facilities is the inclusion of spas and hydro pools.  As a specialist aquatic application, spas and hydro pools feature high turnover rates, high bather loads, increased turbulence and water temperatures above 35oC.  This combination of factors provides a perfect breeding ground for harmful ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Sprudelhof, Bad Nauheim, Germany - helping keep the water flowing at an iconic German Health Spa - Case study

    The Sprudelhof at Bad Nauheim is an outstanding example of Art Nouveau. The Sprudelhof is maintained and supported by, “Land Hessen”, “Landkreis Wetterau” and the City of Bad Nauheim. Three underground wells provide the waters used at the facility. The waters are considered healthy. People have visited the “Sprudelhof” for many years to avail of these waters. ...


    By Phoenix Ring Manufaktur UG

  • Cycle Stop Valve replaces four Variable Speed Pool Pumps case study

    This pool has 4 water features, a slide, a waterfall, a spa cascade, and a wet wall. I required the ability to run each of these water features independently. This pool also has four cleaning modes, two sets of in floor cleaning nozzles, skimming, filtering, and vacuuming. In addition this pool also has a 50 foot zero entry lip. In order to accommodate all the above a typical configuration would ...


    By Cycle Stop Valves, Inc.

  • Legionnaires Disease and 2nd Generation ATP

    As recent events in Quebec, Canada have shown, outbreaks of Legionnaire’s Disease continue to happen around the world.  As our ability to diagnose this ailment improve, it is not surprising that the number of confirmed cases continues to rise.  Conventional wisdom states that the bacteria ...

  • TSA - Trasimeno Servizi Ambientali SpA Borgo Giglione (PG), Italy case study

    Design & Build of a Landfill Leachate Treatment Plant The Client TSA is part of the Gesenu Group (operating at an International level in many sectors) and is highly experienced in many aspects of environmental services. The company has delivered a numbers of solutions in Perugia over the last 20 years, including street cleaning, waste collection and transport, graveyard ...

  • Hyatt Tamaya, Aquatics

    Situated between Santa Fe and Albuquerque, N.M., at the base of the Ly Sandia Mountains, the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa offers guests a myriad of opportunities for luxurious and refreshing aquatic experiences. Whether a tranquil spa visit, fun in the plaza pool, a mid-winter swim in the outdoor, heated Kiva pool or a relaxing moment in the whirlpool, visitors cannot help but become ...

  • Cost effective solutions from Kijlstra

    Kijlstra, one of Europe’s biggest manufactures of off-site precast drainage products, is helping to provide significant cost reductions on a major water infrastructure project in the regency town of Royal Leamington Spa. Kijlstra is supplying CSO structures and river outfalls together with large valve chamber’s to framework sewerage contractor NMCNomenca, who are constructing a ...


    By Kijlstra Precast Ltd.

  • eXact Micro 7+ photometer featured in new article

    Canadian Pool and Spa Marketing magazine’s December issue showcases our new eXact Micro 7+ advanced photometer system. The feature article on page 110 is titled “Water Testing Devices go Digital.” The complete article is online in an interesting ...

  • Aqua magazine features quotes from ITS Vice President

    Testing water seems like it should be quick and easy. You just dip a strip anywhere in the pool water and read, right? Wrong. If you’re giving your customers the best service you can, you know it’s not that simple. In fact, there are a number of critical factors to keep in mind as you test pool water, so with the help of a few industry experts, AQUA has compiled a list of 10 water ...

  • Carlos Perea`83 `Water is life.`

    Incorporated in 1994, MIOX uses mixed-oxidant technology, originally developed in 1982 by Los Alamos Technical Associates (LATA), to purify water. At the time, LATA was under contract to the U.S. Army to create a portable unit to disinfect water anywhere in the world without requiring dangerous or difficult-to-obtain chemicals. The first patent for the MIOX technology was issued in 1988, and the ...

  • Water Distribution System Audit

    In April 2007, a site survey of a spa outside of Paris, France, was jointly performed by LuminUltra Technologies Ltd. and AQUA-tools. The spa utilizes untreated mineral water (from ground wells) in its daily operation. The source water is distributed to 40+ stations for therapeutic purposes. One week prior to the site audit, two stations had tested positive for pathogenic organisms in the ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

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