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DAVID TAKES PPG HELM

The new man at the helm of PPG UK & Ireland, David Sargentson has been involved in construction and water industries for more than 30 years. The newly appointed PPG General Manager began his working life with the RAF as an aircraft engine technician before progressing to British Aerospace’s Military Aircraft Division working in Saudi […]

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ISPE UNVEIL TRAINING REBOOT

Now that a ‘roadmap’ has been announced of how the lockdown will be easing, many people will be wanting to catch up on their training and education, as for many, most live face-to-face training stopped in March 2020. As soon as possible, the ISPE will be announcing details of the seminars to be held in […]

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COVID DEBATE GOES VIRTUAL

PWTAG’s first online conference ran as smoothly as the deadly virus, Covid-19, which was its theme. It was an ambitious programme: reports and research from across Europe and the US. And an ambitious format: presented live (much of it recorded in advance but taking questions live) with paper sessions and live interactive workshops run in […]

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THE 2021 PWTAG VIRTUAL CONFERENCE will revolve around the impact of COVID on public pools in the UK and around the world

SAVE THE CONFERENCE DATE

The 2021 PWTAG Virtual Conference will take place on Wednesday March 3rd and will focus on sharing experience and knowledge in the Covid-19 era. The conference theme will revolve around the one issue that has dominated our lives for the past year. And that applies to pools and spas of course. The open and close […]

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PHILIP BARLOW, FISPE - NEW ISPE PRESIDENT

ISPE UPDATES HALL OF FAME

EXAMS DELAYED Unfortunately, due to the uncertainty around the restrictions currently in place and that may be in place, it will not be possible for us to hold the ISPE Student Exams in March 2021, as planned As many students will be busy with work after March, we are postponing the exams to September or even […]

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BLUE CARD FOR POOL ENGINEERS

The UK-PHMES CSCS Registration Scheme is run by the Joint Industry Board for Plumbing Mechanical and Engineering Services in England and Wales (JIB-PMES). The card shows site managers, employers and other tradespeople that the card holder is qualified for the work they are doing and has passed an appropriate Health & Safety Test. Registration cards […]

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PWTAG MOURNS SIGNIFICANT LOSS

In what has already proved one of the most challenging years in living memory, PWTAG lost two founder members in the space of weeks. Phil Penny and Andy Elphick both died during the summer. Through more than 30 years of PWTAG membership, both made huge and uniquely valuable contributions to pool water standards. Phil’s involvement […]

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POOL PEOPLE – ALLEN WILSON

With thanks to, Ross Alcock – General Secretary of The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers, we pay tribute to an irreplaceable industry personality, following the loss of Allen Wilson, FISPE Allen Wilson had an inimitable style of delivery with his presentations and it was true to say nobody fell asleep whilst Allen was talking. His […]

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ISPE

UNIQUE SUPPORT FOR POOL ENGINEERS

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) was set up in 1978 to establish an organisation for the individual swimming pool engineer: • To foster a professional approach to the design, installation and maintenance of swimming pools, enclosures and all ancillary equipment • To give recognition to technical skill and ability • To engage in […]

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HEATSTAR CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF BUSINESS

2020 marks the 40th anniversary of Heatstar. Four decades in which Heatstar have pioneered the genuine application of ‘top end quality’ and highly energy efficient, climate control systems for swimming pools and the company shows no signs of slowing down. Heatstar’s ‘story’ is one of not only success but of hard work along with the […]

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