driving innovation

Driving Innovation

We often drool over residential pools built with millionaires’ budgets and almost limitless constraints on design. But there’s a bigger dose of reality in the commercial public pool world, with the goal of maximining usage and revenue is paramount. Meeting this goal is largely being driven by innovation from specialist manufacturers and installers. The availability […]

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suppy line hit by high demand

Supply Lines Hit By High Demand

Leading suppliers, Complete Pool Controls, appealed for patience and understanding as it struggled to keep pace with unprecedented demands during this summer’s heatwave. Due to these extremely high volumes, coupled with severe output restrictions from key Far Eastern suppliers, that have hit most volume distributors across Europe, unfortunately the company was experiencing some delays and […]

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Jolly Good News

Leading water treatment supplier Mineral Supplies International (MSI) has ventured in to the UK’s spa market with the launch of its Jolly Gel Spa range. 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 […]

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Tomorrow'sWorld

Tomorrow’s World

It was response to demand that inspired Paramount’s Managing Director Steve Martin to launch a new thermally-insulated pool cover earlier this year. In truth, it was four years of inspiration, research, design and development that enabled the Therma-safe covers to become an overnight sensation.“In 2014, we were in our 20th year of selling Aquamatic covers, […]

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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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