THE INDUSTRY has been put on alert to contaminated pool filter debris like this being seen by DG Leisure.

POOL MEDIA IS ECO CATASTROPHE

  Pool & Spa Scene can exclusively report that an investigation is underway into the quality and environmental calibre of some crushed glass pool filter media being supplied for use in UK swimming pools. Leading commercial, as well as residential pool maintenance specialists, DG Leisure, that supports customers nationwide, is calling on the industry to […]

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REPAIR RATHER THAN REPLACE

Pool pump service makes an eco-difference… Whether your enquiry is driven by cost, supply shortages or ecological motives, Revamp, a swimming pool pump repair specialist, provides a vital service for extending the life of pool and spa pumps. The specialist team can also resolve issues with electric pool heaters, automatic pool cover motor gearboxes and […]

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RODNEY UNDERWOOD who carved a memorable role in the pool industry, died earlier this year.

INDUSTRY LOSES POPULAR PERSONALITY

We were sad to hear of the death of Rodney Underwood, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Rodney was best known in the pool trade for his shop, Are You Swimming in Park Gate, Southampton. In his early career, Rodney worked in a toy shop in Fareham which sold above ground pools and gave […]

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THE RECENT ISPE FILTRATION workshop was strongly supported.

FILTRATION WORKSHOPS UPDATE

FILTRATION WORKSHOPS UPDATE Chris Carr, along with Philip Barlow, and Kim Mumford, MISPE, presented the latest ISPE Filtration Workshop that was kindly hosted by Plastipack Ltd in St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex. This workshop gives guidance in all aspects of sizing filters and pumps for installations and includes practical hands-on sessions for delegates to strip down […]

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COLIN DAY CONGRATULATES new ISPE President, Philip Barlow.

SORTING UNFINISHED IPSE BUSINESS

Philip Barlow, FISPE, was inaugurated as the new ISPE President via an ISPE Web-Ex meeting, just prior to the Institute’s 41st AGM, in the height of the pandemic and national lockdown, back in October 2020. The plan was to hand the Institute chain of office to Philip at the next ISPE seminar, but nobody thought […]

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POOL PEOPLE – LEWIS ROOKE

Lewis Rooke of Aqua Platinum Projects was delighted, after 11 years in the industry, to have his pool engineering work recognised when he shared the title of Pool Technician Of The Year in the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards … LOCATION Lives in his hometown, Southampton in Hampshire, with his beloved pet dog, Dora….. […]

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THE STA SEAL MASCOT led the way to SPATEX 2022.

THE FEEL-GOOD FACTOR

There was something special about the return of the annual SPATEX event that, the organisers say, attracted 1,545 unique visitors. Staged as the country began to loosen the shackles of the on-going pandemic, some companies remained reluctant to send representatives, opting for reduced teams, while others avoided the usual crowded events like the traditional exhibitor […]

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IAN BETTS l ooked at Commissioning Procedures at the 125th ISPE One-
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STUDENTS TAKEN BACK TO BASICS

Having missed 2021, the Institute was pleased to be able to present a Back-to-Basics/Revision Seminar in February. Around 24 ISPE students were in attendance to listen to presentations from. ISPE Tutors Chris Carr, FISPE – Filtration; Ian Betts, FISPE – Construction; Colin Day, FISPE – Chemicals and John Scott, FISPE – Heating) gave tips and […]

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Industry eagerly awaiting Elevate 2022

Elevate is the UK’s largest trade show dedicated to physical activity, fitness, elite sport and physical therapy and it returns this15-16 June to Excel London. This year’s event is set to truly bring the industry back together and will attract over 8,000 decision makers from swimming pools, gyms, studios, sport clubs, universities, personal training, schools and […]

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A WHOPPING 75% of the first Velocity counter current unit is already pre-sold.

TOP PERFORMING SWIM JET IS UK MADE

Nearly a year of research and design preceded the Lighthouse Pools launch of its new Velocity counter current system, unveiled at the end of last year. Fully patented, most signifcantly, the new unit is British manufactured, neatly side-stepping the extended waiting times and carbon foot print, associated from importing around the world. OUTRIGHT SUCCESS Tested […]

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