Astral LED

LumiPlus Advantages

LED technology has made great advances in the past few years and electronic components that run on DC have taken over, as they are far more effi cient and cheaper to run. The new LumiPlus DC PAR56 V1 & V2 range bring a reduction in potential failures as lights are less affected by voltage drops […]

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WT5 Paramount

Traffic Lights

Paramount is introducing the new LED UNIVERSAL Light for replacing Adagio/Savi type lights. The WT5 has been designed to screw into a dedicated 1.5” BSP type inlet (concrete or liner) making it an adaptable and diverse replacement for existing lights. The range is available in red, green, blue or white and the WT5 faceplate is […]

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Phosphate

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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Drowning

Drowning Prevention

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) will once again mark Drowning Prevention Week in June. The initiative is the national campaign from the RLSS and will run between 16th – 26th June, aiming to spread water safety across the country. RLSS UK statistics show that one person drowns every 20 hours in the […]

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Scientists are predicting a warm year ahead, which will set cash
registers ringing for many residential pool companies.

Warm Weather Could Signal Busy Year

Pool companies should be prepared for another very warm year ahead if scientists are to be believed. In fact, the Met Office’s early forecast for 2017 places the coming year among the warmest on record. The forecast will put a spring in the step of many residential pool companies, as pool owners rush to get […]

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CUSTOM BUILT

This luxury one-piece pool project was named overall winner in the Residential Outdoor Pool of the Year category at the 2016 UK Pool & Spa Awards. HTP worked with Czech-based pool manufacturer, Niveko, to create the one-piece outdoor pool at a property in the Midlands. HTP’s brief was to provide a one piece custom-built with […]

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Historic Pools of Britain member Brockwell Lido in London experienced its busiest summer season on record in 2016.

Successful First Year For Historic Pools

Historic Pools of Britain celebrated its first full year in 2016, and what a year it was for the organisation that gives a voice to many of the country’s forgotten pools. Made up of 15 member pools, Historic Pools of Britain recognises the significant role that historic pools play in our communities and the contribution […]

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Since opening to the public in July, the centre has seen around 10,000 people using its facilities every week.

Golden Vision

Twice Olympic Gold and Bronze Medallist Swimmer, Rebecca Adlington OBE, officially opened the new £11.9 million Wyre Forest Leisure Centre in Kidderminster in October. The state-of-the-art centre includes a six lane 25m swimming pool, a learner pool with moveable floor, 100 station fitness suite, a six court sports hall, dance studios, climbing wall and outdoor […]

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Come along and visit the BISHTA and SPATA team on stand A1 at SPATEX 2017.

All Systems Go For Associations

The revision of the Management of Spa Pools publication is nearing completion, and this document is likely to be referred to as ‘HSG 282’. The official title of the publication is due to be ‘The control of legionella and other infectious agents in spa pool systems’. Once the document is finalised, further news about the […]

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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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