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POOL PEOPLE – PAUL WALTON-COLLETT

Buckingham Pools Managing Director, Paul Walton-Collett began his swimming pool building career in 1998 and now heads one of the most successful pool companies in the country. Quite a journey from his original music career when he ran his own recording studios… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? Joined Oxford Pools in 1998 […]

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AQUA PLATINUM are going into their biggest year to date

DESIGN AND BUILD MASTERS

Aqua Platinum Projects celebrates its first decade in business with the title Pool Contractors Of The Year… Cutting his pool-building teeth with the family business, ten years ago Ryan Fronda took the giant leap of going independent; forming his own company, Aqua Platinum Projects. It has been a journey that has seen APP record sustained […]

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WHAT IS LURKING IN POOL WATER?

Lovibond® Tintometer has many testing options available to meet the needs of today’s pool water professional. With modern pool or spa water quality and safety essential, having a good testing protocol and an accurate testing system is equally essential. If you are not testing the levels of key parameters regularly using a recognised professional system […]

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LEARNING CURVES

Every day is a school day with water treatment benefits like DAISY… Without hesitation, Richard Bishop, MISPE, the founder of Aquathermae aquatic sports and hydrotherapy specialists, recommends the bespoke DAISY water treatment training. DAISY is a highly effective glass filter media, provided by Dryden Aqua through its UK and Ireland distributors, PPG. The activated filter […]

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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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