The most important feature of any swimming pool is that the water must be 100% safe at all times, writes Chris Carr, a former president of the Institute Of Swimming Pool Engineers. In order to ensure that this is the case, satisfactory filtration with correct sanitation, monitored by accurate water testing is absolutely essential. Whilst […]

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The date for the next ISPE OneDay Seminar, the association’s 122nd, has been set for Thursday 10th October. The programme is being finalisedand will be sent to all ISPE members about six weeks before the event aswell as being available as a download from the ISPE website under the heading of Diary Dates. The theme […]

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Institute Reflects On Busy Quarter

Now entering its 38th year, the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers enjoyed a busy last quarter of 2015, with technical seminars, filtration workshops and the AGM. John Cheek, FISPE, was inaugurated as the new ISPE President as Allen Wilson, FISPE completed his two year term of office. October also saw the retirement from the Institute […]

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There are estimated to be at least a million pools across Europe
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Hidden Risk Is Ticking Time Bomb

In July this year, tragedy struck when an 11 year old boy, on holiday with his family in the Dordogne, France drowned in a public pool. The boy’s leg had become trapped by fierce suction from the only main drain. The pool had recently undergone refurbishment. Sadly, it had not been fitted with a second […]

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ISPE Celebrates Stand Out Members

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) paid a special thanks to one of its longest-serving members at the recent annual general meeting, by presenting John Asher with an award in recognition of his commitment to the Institute. John Asher of Asher Pools in Lincolnshire retired from the Institute Council earlier this year after nearly […]

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SPATEX Raise The Bar

With a new venue, a new look and a splash of new exhibitors, as well as products, the eagerly anticipated SPATEX exhibition returned with a more professional feel.

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New is the theme for SPATEX 2014 as the event organisers ring the changes with a number of novel features. The event is moving from Brighton to a new venue at the Jaguar Exhibition Hall at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena in the Midlands. The organisers promise the new central location will help attract a greater number of visitors with pre-registration at an all time high.

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SPATEX Celebrate Being Sent To Coventry

An upbeat SPATEX team is celebrating smashing through the significant mark of 75 per cent of stand space sold, with eight months still to go before the new look industry event. Being held for the first time at Coventry’s RICOH arena, SPATEX 2014, the pool and spa exhibition that raises vital funds for the promotion of the industry, will take place from Sunday to Tuesday February 2 to 4.

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SPATEX Ring Changes

Universally acknowledged as one of the buzziest shows for several years, the SPATEX team has been given an ideal launch pad as it prepares to move the trade show location to the Midlands

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