At its recent agm, PWTAG elected a new chair and vice-chair, decided to look for a chief executive and set out on a path they hope will increase their effectiveness and influence. The new chair is Colin Day who represents the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers, the vice chair Ian Ogilvie of the Institute of […]
There has never been a better time to trigger the salt chlorination switch… With news of chlorine shortages impacting on both residential and commercial pools and persistent enquiries for more eco-friendly pool water treatment, now could be the ideal opportunity to add the option of saltwater treatment systems to your customer offering. You could […]
PWTAG has just published the second in a series of three important books about spas and hot tubs. Hot Tubs for Home follows 2018’s Hot Tubs for Business. A book on commercial spas will also follow to complete the triple series. These books, like the mother volume, Swimming Pool Water, do take a while to […]
Swimming pool operators must comply with the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the associated regulations. That means a proper risk assessment of risks to workers and users. These risks will be particular to the pool but should certainly involve observing the detailed guidance from the Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group, which […]
It was once said that you can have the most beautifully design award winning pool with top of the range equipment …but if the water is dull, that’s all you will remember. Swimming pool engineers don’t need telling the most important feature of a pool is that the water must be 100% safe and clear […]
Eliminating the risks of shipping and storing hazardous chlorine products, the Hyprolyser® system negates the need for frequent deliveries of dangerous chemicals to often-remote locations. It uses salt which can be shipped and stored without any restrictions, and without the use of refrigerated containers. It offers a reliable and thoroughly proven solution which has become […]
PWTAG produced two slim booklets in its first ten years, and its first proper book (Pool Water Guide) 24 years ago. Four years later came the first edition of Swimming Pool Water, ten years later the second edition and eight years on, in 2017, the third. The pace has hotted up since: November 2018 saw […]
In the last two months, I have visited over 20 holiday sites on the Mediterranean, North African and Atlantic oceans, writes Allen Wilson.
The lifeblood of the water leisure sector, 2012 could be a challenging year for reliable supply routes of chlorine and other core pool and spa chemicals, says leading UK blenders and manufacturers, Water Treatment Products.