CHRIS CARR presents ISPE’s Back To Basics seminar.

ISPE BACK ON TRACK

With live events getting back to normal again now, following a pause for the summer season, the next ISPE Seminar will take place at the Ship Hotel, Weybridge, Surrey, another new venue for ISPE, on Tuesday 18th October this year. Following this, the Institute returns to the Walton Park Hotel, Clevedon, North Somerset on Tuesday […]

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STUDENTS FROM 15 COMPANIES have taken their first step on the ISPE ladder this year.

INDUSTRY INVESTMENT IN TRAINING

Students recorded some of the highest marks in the Institute’s history at this year’s exams. A whopping 50 students attended the 2022 ISPE exams earlier this year. “We can reveal that there were some incredibly high marks achieved by some,” said ISPE secretary Ross Alcock. “We look forward to presenting the cups and shields to […]

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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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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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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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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-
Day Seminar.

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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SPATEX is all set for its return to Coventry in February.

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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IAN BETTS addresses a full audience as the ISPE live seminars return

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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ISPE IS HEADING to Surrey in November for the return of its seminars.

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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