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Jolly Good Stuff

Jolly Gel Spa (JGS) follows the huge success of Jolly Gel flocculent for residential and commercial pools, both in the UK and worldwide. The formulation of JGS has been specifically engineered for spa applications. The gel cube shape and dispensing pod is cleverly designed to ensure an even distribution of the flocculent. • New formula […]

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Convenient Flat Pack

CONVENIENT FLAT PACK

Mineral Supplies International (MSI) introduces a flat pack version of the product. The well-established Jolly Gel carton design does not change. The new flat pack is cheaper to post individual packs to customers. The attractive dark blue flat pack also has great shelf appeal for walk-in customers to pool retail shops. Jolly Gel is renowned […]

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INDEPENDENT INSPECTION CALL FOLLOWING POOL TRAGEDY

MSI has campaigned for years to get the hotel tourism sector to accept the risks posed by swimming pool drain entrapment. A company spokesperson said: “It’s a tragedy that three members of the Diya family died in the same pool incident, and it’s also a travesty the family has not been given access to the […]

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GIVING POOLS EXTRA SPARKLE

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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Celebrations For Quarter Century Of Sales

Celebrations For Quarter Century Of Sales

Having notched up a quarter of a century of successful sales, Jolly Gel, believed to be the world’s widest-selling flocculant, has unveiled a new look to help it boost sales even further for the next 25 years. A new flat pack design enables the pool shop or web site supplier to post Jolly Gel simply […]

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Ticking Time Bombs

The alarming increase in the number of media reports on entrapment accidents, highlights the fear that many pools and spas remain unsafe ticking time bombs for unsuspecting swimmers. The danger is escalated when you realise how poorly management and lifeguards at many holiday resorts and hotels are trained to avoid entrapment risks. There are hundreds […]

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Chris Carr, Peter Adlington, Andy Pattenden
and Phil Barlow are pictured at the ISPE Filtration
Workshop in November.

Time To Reflect And Move Forward

East Sussex based Plastipak hosted the latest ISPE Filtration Workshop, which took place in November. The workshop, presented by Chris Carr FISPE with assistance from Phil Barlow, MISPE and Kim Barlow, MISPE, was an excellent day’s training for those new to the trade, and a useful reminder for more experienced fitters. Chris gave a number […]

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Tragic cases of drowning usually attract headline news.

Raising Awareness of Entrapment Dangers

With the school summer holidays in full swing, a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of some swimming pools is being supported by the distributors of a leading pool safety release system. Every year incidents of so-called ‘entrapment’ – where limbs and other body parts are caught via strong suction from drains at the […]

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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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