LAMB STRENGTHENS DRYDEN AQUA TEAM

Jimmy Lamb has joined Dryden Aqua as the UK and Ireland Sales Manager for pools and water treatment. Dryden Aqua is one of the largest manufacturer of glass filtration media, delivering sustainable and cost-effective solutions for the drinking and waste water industry, for aquaria and aquatic life support systems as well as for swimming pools […]

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EXCITING CHANGES AT THE TOP

At its recent agm, PWTAG elected a new chair and vice-chair, decided to look for a chief executive and set out on a path they hope will increase their effectiveness and influence. The new chair is Colin Day who represents the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers, the vice chair Ian Ogilvie of the Institute of […]

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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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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 REUNITES UNDER ONE ROOF

Crossing fingers that the latest government advice allows the event to go ahead, all SAT NAVs should be set for Coventry this February for the welcome return of the live SPATEX water leisure show. Formerly called the Ricoh, and now known as the Coventry Building Society Arena, the clock is counting down towards the return […]

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ISPE AWARDS MAKE STRONG COMEBACK

After a two-year Covid- impacted break, the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers resumed its popular one-day seminar programmes. The 124th seminar was held in November at the Cobham Hilton, a new venue for Institute that attracted more than 50 attendees. Unfortunately, ISPE President Philip Barlow, FISPE, was unable to be present so ISPE past-President Chris […]

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ONE DAY SEMINARS TO RETURN

Since the very first one in 1981 at Battle, East Sussex, the ISPE has presented 123 of its popular one-day seminars on the subject of filtration. The tried and trusted format has provided a platform for learning, an opportunity to network with other ISPE members and their colleagues and to have a very enjoyable day. […]

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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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Pool Personality Lost

Industry Loses Influential Personality It is with deep regret, we confirm the death of industry personality Allen Wilson. A champion of safe water treatment, Allen was a stalwart supporter of the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers and a great friend to Waterland Media, the publishers of Pool & Spa Scene magazine. Allen died on Sunday […]

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ANNUAL PRIZE GIVING FOR INSTITUTE

At its annual ISPE Awards, ISPE President Colin Day, FISPE, congratulated four of this year’s successful exam candidates who are now ISPE ‘Certified Technicians’. He presented them each with their Technician certificate and ISPE lapel badge. The Gartside Cup for Student of the Year, the student achieving the highest total mark in their ISPE exams, […]

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