EVERY POOL requires filtering and disinfection to kill harmful bacteria and control the spread of algae and other organisms.

SAFE WATER FOR EVERY POOL

What’s the smart, scalable answer for pool water disinfection? The many pool types in this magazine have one vital thing in common. They all require filtering and disinfection to kill harmful bacteria and control the spread of algae. Chlorination is the well-proven way to keep bathers safe, so the real question for pool operators is: […]

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HOSTING A DAY AT THE RACES were the PPG team from left to right: David Sargentson (General Manager), Kristy Carlisle (Technical Support Manager), Jimmy Lamb (Commercial Manager), Claire Hansberry (Business Development Manager, South), Dave Bretherton (Business Development Manager, North), Hannah Chappel (Business Development Manager, Central).

PPG HOST A DAY AT THE RACES

Pollet Pool Group UK entertained a number of its customers to a day Newbury races recently. The day was put on to thank those customers for their business in what has been a record year of sales for PPG. The gathering started with a short presentation from General Manager, David Sargentson providing an overview of […]

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SWIMMING TRAILBLAZERS

The Mildenhall Hub has been described as a trailblazing project – bold, exciting and visionary with residents at its heart. The concept behind the community complex was to bring together a range of public services on one site, making access easier and cutting costs including high school, library, citizens advice, emergency service as well as […]

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BOYHOOD FRIENDS Peter Adlington (right) and Edward Campbell-Salmon

PLASTICA CELEBRATES HALF CENTURY

In 1972, Edward Heath was prime minister, the average weekly pay for male workers was £34.93 and the best selling car was the Ford Cortina MKlll. While 93% of British households had a television set, only 425 had a telephone. It was also the year that saw the start of manufacturing winter debris covers from […]

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PRESSING THE REFRESH BUTTON

New pools for old with advice from some leading industry suppliers… All swimming pools, no matter how well built, will require some kind of repair or renovation at some point in the future. Taking the time to maintain your customers’ pools will save them money in the long-term and is cheaper than building a new […]

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AUTOMATIC POOL
CLEANERS like the
Maytronics from Certikin is a must-have pool accessory.

CLEAN SWEEP

Maximising the potential of swimming pool cleaner sales… Switched-on swimming pool businesses will look to maximise the spend value of every customer contact. Strategically timed e-shots and newsletters present ideal marketing windows but equally, every home installation or service visit is a platform to promote. Current thinking is there has never been a better time […]

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ISPE

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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CUTS IN SWIMMING POOL CHLORINATION COSTS

One of the most recent additions to the Gaffey Hyprolyser® range of electrochlorination units has proved to be a great investment for the Crystal Leisure Centre in Stourbridge. The centre installed Gaffey’s new Hyprolyser® Compact 960 unit in February as a replacement for its previous 15-year old system, and has since been enjoying many different […]

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PWTAG

TIMELY ADVICE FOR COMMERCIAL SPAS

PWTAG has issued re-opening guidance specifically for spa pools and hot tubs run either in a commercial or business setting. It is likely that spa pools and hot tubs will have been shut since the early weeks of Covid-19, but some operators may have kept them full of water. PWTAG advice on temporary closure includes […]

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WATERCO’S JO AINSWORTH put her sewing skills
into action making vital scrubs and accessories
vitally needed by local frontline NHS.

JO MAKES COVID-19 DIFFERENCE

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, many frontline NHS staff were finding themselves without the protective clothing they need to safely do their jobs due to the volume of patients with Covid-19. To help tackle the problem, thousands of volunteers across the UK got behind their sewing machines and to make hospital overalls – […]

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