Hard or Soft

EU phosphate directives still apply when it comes to requirements to add phosphate to water supplies, significantly reducing lead and copper levels to our drinking water. Increased phosphate levels in water supply have a significant impact on source water for swimming pools, encouraging increased outbreaks of algae. Phosphates are, basically, fertilizer and can encourage algal […]

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Allen Wilson reprinted the fourth edition of his book – twice – in 2013 and was interviewed by Angela Rippon for a television programme due to be aired in the New Year.

“My business, like the rest of the industry, was generally good as long as I enjoyed flying – I don’t,” says Allen. “I estimate I will have made 35 flights this year and sadly most of them economy class,” he reveals, confirming that he anticipates keeping up the travel schedule in 2014.

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