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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.