Drought Implications For Pool & Spa Businesses

Following conflicting claims, the Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association has confirmed a joint statement with seven of the drought-affected water authorities, confirming the original legislation that you can fill up a newly constructed swimming pool with a hosepipe and top-up an existing swimming pool with a hand held device such as a bucket.

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Pool And Spa Businesses Urged To Challenge Water Authority Advice

Water companies that are about to impose a hose pipe ban in drought-affected areas of England, are misleading pool and spa businesses and their customers about the ban’s potential impact. Advice, being given by the water authorities themselves, that hot tubs cannot be filled after April 5, is both misinformed and factually incorrect. Contrary to advice being issued, hot tubs and the filling of newly constructed swimming pools are not affected by hose pipe bans.

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