Lido death

Reward Offered In Lido Death Case

A £20,000 reward is being offered by the Metropolitan Police for information regarding the death of a 15-year-old boy in a London lido over 40 years ago. Enrico Sidoli died in hospital in July 1976 after being pulled unconscious from Parliament Hill Lido in Hampstead, 11 days earlier. Detectives are now offering an incentive for […]

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Fitness Fanatics

With an estimated 2.5 million Brits working out in water every week, it is no wonder that aquatic fitness is creating big waves in the leisure sector. Technological advancements combined with the heightened awareness of the benefits of exercising in water, has led to a growing demand for aquatic fitness and its associated products. The […]

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Members of the DAISY Club enjoyed a visit to the Dryden Aqua factory in Edinburgh in February

Exclusive Club Welcomes New Members

Representatives from some of the UK’s leading pool companies were welcomed at the Dryden Aqua HQ in February, in the first of a three part technical training academy to become fully-fledged members of the new and exclusive DAISY Club. The members-only club is made up of pool companies that are dedicated to offering and installing […]

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The amount of urine in the world’s swimming pools made the headlines. Pic: NSPF

Peeing In Pool Hits Headlines

Swimming came under the glare of the world’s media last month following a report about the alarming amount of urine found in pool water. Researchers from Alberta University had measured concentrations of an artificial sweetener in 31 pools in two Canadian cities. As it is all excreted and is stable, they were able to say […]

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natural

Balancing Act

At a time when people are increasingly concerned about their health, anxious to avoid exposure to chemicals, keen to help preserve wildlife and the environment, and inspired by more holistic ways of living a natural swimming pool offers the perfect fit. As well as offering a new and inspirational experience, the natural system has practical […]

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WTP

WTP Pushes Ahead With Acquisition

Water Treatment Products (WTP) continues to strengthen its position in the wet leisure chemical sector with the recent acquisition of Confederate Chemicals Leisure. As of July, WTP will be building on Confederate Chemicals’ reputation in the industry, while the latter develops business interests in other sectors. First introduced to the water treatment market in 1999, […]

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Chemical Leak

Holiday Park Leak

Almost 40 people were treated by paramedics following a chemical leak at a Haven holiday park swimming pool in June. Emergency services, including police, fire and ambulance crews, were called to Wild Duck Holiday Park in Belton near Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. The immediate area was evacuated and a 20m cordon was put in place. […]

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Distinguished Water Treatment Career

Lonza has bid farewell to swimming pool water treatment expert, Arthur Cox, who has officially retired from the company after a long and distinguished career in this specialist field.

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Guncast Launch Unique Moving Floor

Since the Seventies, Guncast Pools has evolved into one of the finest swimming pool design and build teams – not just in the UK but around the world.

A second generation company that has spread its wings technically and geographically, this year has seen the premier league pool team add another dimension to its top-end builds with the new Guncast Spiral Lift – its unique moving floor system suitable for both commercial and high end residential projects.

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Automatic Pilots

Automatic control has drastically reduced the risks of human error in the UK’s commercial pool sector… It is hard to comprehend how any modern day commercial pool operator could demonstrate responsible ‘duty of care’ if they have not switched to automatic water treatment dosing. A relic of the bygone days being practised by just a […]

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