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The new Pleatco PoolMate App is designed with the pool professional in mind.

Business Management Made Easy

Pool and spa filtration specialists Pleatco have released a new PoolMate mobile App, designed to make business management a breeze for pool and spa professionals. The free App can be used by technicians in the field, in the office or at home and offers a quick and simple solution to managing busy schedules. It allows […]

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OC-1 filter media is distributed exclusively in the UK by Certikin.

Filter Media Receives Global Acclaim

Sales of OC-1 British manufactured filter media are going from strength to strength as it is revealed that the media is now being used and tested in more than 40 countries worldwide. Distributed in the UK exclusively by Certikin since January, the benefits of OC-1 are becoming widely recognised, further adding to its growing fan […]

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SPATEX 2017 takes place from Tuesday January 31 to Thursday February 2 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

Plans Underway For 2017 SPATEX Show

The organisers of SPATEX 2017 are already gearing up for a bumper edition of the industry show, which will take place from Tuesday January 31 – Thursday February 2, 2017. Organiser Michele Bridle says we can expect all of SPATEX’s much-loved, familiar ingredients, coupled with some exciting new twists next year. “We are grateful and […]

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Ceramiflo was selected for the Ankerskogen centre for its low water and energy consumption compared to traditional solutions.

A Step Forward

Total Pool Filtration’s Ceramiflo was the filtration system of choice for the construction of a six-pool Olympic Swimming Centre – the largest public leisure centre in Norway. Manufactured by Provital of Denmark, Ceramiflo was selected for its low water and energy consumption compared to traditional solutions. The fully automated backwash uses 80 per cent less […]

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Ryan Wells has joined Plastica as Sales Executive

Plastica Strengthens Sales Team

Plastica’s newest member of the team is hoping to be as good in his new role as he is on the golf course, as he tees off in the position of Sales Executive. A keen golfer, Ryan comes from a heavy plant background, where his duties included overseeing the hire of machinery across the UK, […]

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Water Treatment Products has welcomed Mike Exley as Business Sales Manager.

New Appointment

Mike Exley has been appointed as Business Sales Manager for the leisure division of Water Treatment Products. Mike brings with him a wealth of experience in both commercial and residential swimming pool and hot tub markets, having previous worked for SIS Chemicals (Pro-Swim) for over 27 years. He will be promoting the full range of […]

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PWTAG is inviting companies in the swimming pool industry who support their standards and guidelines to apply to join the forum, with 16 signed up so far.

Support For Industry Forum

The rationale behind PWTAG’s Industry Forum is simple. We wanted to enhance our work through technical input from the pool industry – also to encourage the industry to feel is it has an active role in our work, and thus an investment in its outcomes. That’s why, two years ago, PWTAG invited about 20 key […]

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An excellent hands-on day the workshop is ideal for those new to the trade or even more experienced fitters.

Hot Tubs Are The Hot Topic

Recently, a well-known, learned member reported that he had received a complaint that ‘the ISPE wasn’t interested in spas and hot tubs and the ISPE had nothing to do with these products’. “This is not the case,” advises Ross Alcock, ISPE general manager. “Spas and hot tubs have long been an important focus for the […]

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School children were joined by Olympic swimming heroes at Bristol South Pool to celebrate the Big School Swim.

Schools’ Celebration

Children from over 160 schools across the country took to the water last month to celebrate 125 years of school swimming. Swimming galas, water safety sessions and swimming lessons were just some of the events hosted as part of the Big School Swim. A special swimming lesson was held at Bristol South Pool, where 60 […]

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There are at least 362 hydrotherapy pools solely for animals in the UK.

Hydrotherapy Is A Dog’s Life

A national charity has highlighted the need for an increase of hydrotherapy pools, after it found that there are over double the number of pools available for animals than there are for people. The report by Muscular Dystrophy UK revealed that there are at least 362 hydrotherapy pools solely for animals in the UK, compared […]

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Built in 1869, Cirencester Open Air Pool has undergone a major refurbishment.

New Look Lido

Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool has undergone a £750,000 refurbishment and investment in new facilities. The works, which include new changing facilities, meeting rooms, an office and housing for the pool’s pump and heating machinery represent phase one of redevelopment works at the 147 year old public swimming pool. The heated pool is fed by […]

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Hurricane Force

The Formula One of all pool cleaners, the Hurricane from Astral removes dirt from the bottom of the pool, walls and water line in record time thanks to the Aquasmart electronic control system and to the effective oscillating cleaning brush that scrubs dirt off any surface. The Hurricane range is made up of four different […]

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Wellis riograndehatter

Perfect Addition

As Wellis’ latest product offering, the Rio Grande swim spa provides combined experience for its users. The unique counter current system offers bathers the opportunity to swim or to relax in the massage area, which features 58 jets and LED lighting. Designed to accommodate up to four bathers at a time, the 6m x 2.3m […]

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New Filter Generation

An innovation in swimming pool filtration, Ceramiflo from Total Pool Filtration utilises ceramic microfiltration technology to provide unprecedented water quality – filtering as low as 1 micron and removing up to 100% of Cryptosporidium oocysts in a single pass. As well as saving on water, chemicals and energy, the Ceramiflo has a fully automated backwash, […]

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Lovibond CheckITKits

Phosphate Control

Utilities have started adding phosphate to water supplies to significantly reduce lead and copper levels – helping the UK meet recent EU directives on drinking water standards. The immediate effect of this is already being noticed in swimming pools with increased outbreaks of algae – phosphates are, basically, fertilizers. Increased phosphate levels encourage algal growth, […]

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Clever Stuff

The Clever-Pool Pump Inverter from Plastica is a highly efficient and advanced variable speed pump controller saving up to 80% energy consumption in some cases. Compatible with 95% of single speed pumps up to 2.0 hp, and with its easy installation, the pump inverter is really catching on across the UK pool market. Very user-friendly […]

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Super Condensing

Whitworth Leisure Centre has installed Atlantic’s high efficiency E-Condense water heater in order to combat rising energy costs and meet demand as visitors increase. The 450l/55kW water heater with serpentine flue, produces 920 litres per hour of water at 60°C with a consistent super efficiency of 97% GCV (107% NCV). The E-condense is designed for […]

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Time To Relax

The New Bayrol Salt Relax Pro is innovative in its use of salt water to produce the chlorine to disinfect your pool water, maximising the low levels of salt even in low temperatures. Key features include: • Low salt concentration of only 1.5g/l • Adjustable automatic reduction of chlorine production with pool cover  operation • Self-cleaning electrodes with  adjustable timing • Flexible cell output from 0-100%   in 1% increments • Suitable for pools up to 70m3   (15,400gal) • Working temp range 1 – 45oC • Cell life of at least 5000hrs • Gas & Flow sensors • pH and Redox options available   Pollet Pool Group […]

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Optimum Temperature

Elecro’s Thermecro Solar Heater available from Plastica uses uniquely adapted evacuated tube technology rendering it the most effective solar collector available. Thermecro tubes will collect solar radiation and convert into hot water no matter what the ambient air temperature. Beneficially the Solar Rack is not reliant on outside temperatures or direct sunlight so, unlike other […]

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Market Place ad 2- Paraguard

Good As New

ParaGuard from Paramount Pool Products is the ultimate metal restorer and protection system. It is the ideal treatment for the restoration and protection of metal and coated substrates such as stainless steel, aluminium, anodised and powder coated products. ParaGuard has been specifically designed to coat swimming pool fittings, ladders, rails and balustrades. The special formula […]

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Saline Blue

Wellness Alert

Saline Blue manufactures an extremely reliable, technologically advanced, salt water chlorinator which keeps a swimming pool at a constant chlorine level, a level which can be lower than that of normal ‘chlorine added’ pools. Besides being far healthier, with less maintenance, the water is silky soft on one’s skin, red eyes are a thing of […]

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Bosta MPlace

Small But Mighty

Bosta UK have recently launched a new dosing system, perfect for the small, domestic pool market. The Eurodos pH/Rx Compact allows complete dosing for domestic pools up to 60m3. At a retail price of £1,045, this unit has to be one of the most competitive dosing systems on the market. Despite this great price offers […]

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Five Times More Effective

Darlly’s SilverStream range of filters use Reemay® with Microban® which is exclusively available to Reemay® The addition of silver ion technology incorporated within the End Caps and uniquely, the EasyStream core of the filter cartridge, delivers continuous built-in antimicrobial protection for the expected lifetime of the filter cartridge. Tests prove that SilverStream filters are five […]

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Villeroy and Boch just silence

Hush Quiet

The new Villeroy & Boch outdoor whirlpool Just Silence features a minimalistic European design that focuses on cubist shapes and a bicoloured concept. Thanks to the patented JetPak™ II technology, the tubs have a multitude of individual massage functions for a relaxation experience that caters to your own personal needs. Up to five people can […]

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High Quality Spa Marvel

Natural Formula

Spa Marvel is a completely natural and safe alternative to traditional hot tub water care. It solves most spa water problems naturally, without the hassle and danger of using multiple spa chemicals. A unique formulation of natural enzymes, minerals and plant extracts, it contains no chlorine, bromine or other harsh chemicals. Spa Marvel is arguably […]

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Clever Stuff

The Clever-Pool Pump Inverter from Plastica is a highly efficient and advanced variable speed pump controller saving up to 80% energy consumption in some cases. Compatible with 95% of single speed pumps up to 2.0 hp, and with its easy installation, the pump inverter is really catching on across the UK pool market. Very user-friendly […]

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Aqua Step 2

Step Up

The new Aqua Step from Aqua Spa Supplies is a stylish, yet simple four piece snap together step. Designed to accompany both square and round hot tubs, the two tier step is made from maintenance free plastic which includes UV inhibitors to ensure years of reliable service. Available in two colours, brown or light grey, […]

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