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CRISIS PROOF

Roel Fassbender on added value, O-Care sales… When the stores went into Lockdown, one of my dealers asked me what we were doing in our hot tub retail store to keep paying the bills. I said to him we had made sure we could pay all our bills and that he had already done that […]

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LEARNING CURVES

Every day is a school day with water treatment benefits like DAISY… Without hesitation, Richard Bishop, MISPE, the founder of Aquathermae aquatic sports and hydrotherapy specialists, recommends the bespoke DAISY water treatment training. DAISY is a highly effective glass filter media, provided by Dryden Aqua through its UK and Ireland distributors, PPG. The activated filter […]

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SAVING A LOTTA HOT TUB BOTTLES

A water treatment product range that aims to protect people from hot tub infections uses British sea shells as its magic ingredient. Pennosan products are made using crab, langoustine and shrimp shells from around the UK including Scotland and Cornwall and Northern Ireland. All the shells were destined for landfill. When the hard outer skeletons […]

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THE 2021 PWTAG VIRTUAL CONFERENCE will revolve around the impact of COVID on public pools in the UK and around the world

SAVE THE CONFERENCE DATE

The 2021 PWTAG Virtual Conference will take place on Wednesday March 3rd and will focus on sharing experience and knowledge in the Covid-19 era. The conference theme will revolve around the one issue that has dominated our lives for the past year. And that applies to pools and spas of course. The open and close […]

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John Lamb

A LIFE IN THE DAY OF… JOHN LAMB

CPC and the early roots of pool water treatment, as remembered by Jimmy Lamb… After completing a five year engineering apprenticeship, followed by a stint as an engineer in the Merchant Navy, John Lamb came back ashore and home to Edinburgh as he and wife Maggie added to their young family. A move south in […]

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PWTAG

PWTAG MOURNS SIGNIFICANT LOSS

In what has already proved one of the most challenging years in living memory, PWTAG lost two founder members in the space of weeks. Phil Penny and Andy Elphick both died during the summer. Through more than 30 years of PWTAG membership, both made huge and uniquely valuable contributions to pool water standards. Phil’s involvement […]

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ISPE

UNIQUE SUPPORT FOR POOL ENGINEERS

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) was set up in 1978 to establish an organisation for the individual swimming pool engineer: • To foster a professional approach to the design, installation and maintenance of swimming pools, enclosures and all ancillary equipment • To give recognition to technical skill and ability • To engage in […]

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Hyprolyser

CUTS IN SWIMMING POOL CHLORINATION COSTS

One of the most recent additions to the Gaffey Hyprolyser® range of electrochlorination units has proved to be a great investment for the Crystal Leisure Centre in Stourbridge. The centre installed Gaffey’s new Hyprolyser® Compact 960 unit in February as a replacement for its previous 15-year old system, and has since been enjoying many different […]

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PWTAG

TIMELY ADVICE FOR COMMERCIAL SPAS

PWTAG has issued re-opening guidance specifically for spa pools and hot tubs run either in a commercial or business setting. It is likely that spa pools and hot tubs will have been shut since the early weeks of Covid-19, but some operators may have kept them full of water. PWTAG advice on temporary closure includes […]

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Aqua Supplies

TOP OF SPA ACCESSORY SELLING POPS

Aqua Spa Supplies has carried out a survey of the hot tub accessories market, naming its top five selling products. Top spot went to its deluxe Storage Steps – not only vital for safe and easy access to the hot tub but an ideal spot for keeping cleaning and water treatment products close to hand. […]

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