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SPLASH! POOL AND SPA TRADE SHOW Australia Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre From 22/06/2022 to 23/06/2022 +61 (0)2 9660 2113 info@interpoint.com.au http://www.splashexpo.com.au ATLANTICA  France NIORT From 11/10/2022 to 13/10/2022 +33 (0)5 46 88 08 87 s.layec@fdhpa17.fr https://www.salon-atlantica.fr/ INTERBAD Germany STUTTGART From 25/10/2022 to 28/10/2022 +49 (0)711 18560-0 info@messe-stuttgart.de http://www.interbad.de PISCINE GLOBAL EUROPE 2022 France, LYON […]

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THE INDUSTRY has been put on alert to contaminated pool filter debris like this being seen by DG Leisure.

POOL MEDIA IS ECO CATASTROPHE

  Pool & Spa Scene can exclusively report that an investigation is underway into the quality and environmental calibre of some crushed glass pool filter media being supplied for use in UK swimming pools. Leading commercial, as well as residential pool maintenance specialists, DG Leisure, that supports customers nationwide, is calling on the industry to […]

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LARGEST CHARITY SWIM

  Olympic swimming heroes Mark Foster and Duncan Goodhew are encouraging the nation to jump in and make a splash at this year’s Swimathon. Returning to its usual springtime slot on May 6th – 8th, the event brings communities together to raise money for Official Charity Partners Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie. Since launching […]

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REPAIR RATHER THAN REPLACE

Pool pump service makes an eco-difference… Whether your enquiry is driven by cost, supply shortages or ecological motives, Revamp, a swimming pool pump repair specialist, provides a vital service for extending the life of pool and spa pumps. The specialist team can also resolve issues with electric pool heaters, automatic pool cover motor gearboxes and […]

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THE VIDEO SHOTS were filmed in the Niveko indoor and outdoor showrooms, mostly via a drone.

THE CYCLE OF WATER LIFE

Niveko invests in video marketing… One-piece pool champions, Niveko, has always strived to take the fresh approach, to stand out from the competition and to make an impression with an unexpected idea. The company proudly boasts that its pools offer outstanding configuration potential and are available in various types, making them unique in the field. […]

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THE NATIONAL CURRICULUM requirements are that by the end of Key Stage 2 (year 6), pupils are expected to be able to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres.

SCHOOLS FAILING PUPILS

Swimming and water safety should be taken even more seriously due to the ‘astonishing and worrying’ number of children leaving primary school unable to swim. English, mathematics and science are currently the only core subjects on the national curriculum across all key stages. However, Edward Timpson, Former Minister for Children, the MP for Eddisbury in […]

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192,000 TILES HAVE NOW BEEN LAID at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre

LET THE GAMES BEGIN

Emily Martin reports as we look forward to the forthcoming Commonwealth Games… The eyes of the world will be on the West Midlands this summer as the city of Birmingham will play host to elite athletes from around the world flocking to participate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The prestigious international sporting event is held […]

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RODNEY UNDERWOOD who carved a memorable role in the pool industry, died earlier this year.

INDUSTRY LOSES POPULAR PERSONALITY

We were sad to hear of the death of Rodney Underwood, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Rodney was best known in the pool trade for his shop, Are You Swimming in Park Gate, Southampton. In his early career, Rodney worked in a toy shop in Fareham which sold above ground pools and gave […]

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THE RECENT ISPE FILTRATION workshop was strongly supported.

FILTRATION WORKSHOPS UPDATE

FILTRATION WORKSHOPS UPDATE Chris Carr, along with Philip Barlow, and Kim Mumford, MISPE, presented the latest ISPE Filtration Workshop that was kindly hosted by Plastipack Ltd in St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex. This workshop gives guidance in all aspects of sizing filters and pumps for installations and includes practical hands-on sessions for delegates to strip down […]

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COLIN DAY CONGRATULATES new ISPE President, Philip Barlow.

SORTING UNFINISHED IPSE BUSINESS

Philip Barlow, FISPE, was inaugurated as the new ISPE President via an ISPE Web-Ex meeting, just prior to the Institute’s 41st AGM, in the height of the pandemic and national lockdown, back in October 2020. The plan was to hand the Institute chain of office to Philip at the next ISPE seminar, but nobody thought […]

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POOL PEOPLE – LEWIS ROOKE

Lewis Rooke of Aqua Platinum Projects was delighted, after 11 years in the industry, to have his pool engineering work recognised when he shared the title of Pool Technician Of The Year in the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards … LOCATION Lives in his hometown, Southampton in Hampshire, with his beloved pet dog, Dora….. […]

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INSPIRE STARTER KIT

This great value starter kit is the key to achieving luxurious, safe and sparkling water to enhance the hydrotherapy experience. A one box solution that makes maintaining your water quick and easy, whilst reducing the need for costly remedy products. Includes: 1kg Stabilised Chlorine Granules 500g pH Plus 500g TA Plus 750g pH Minus 500g […]

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RELAX WATER TREATMENT

With an increase in water-based leisure activities, it’s not surprising that Plastica has seen growth in their water treatment business in the last two years. As a result, new Relax Pool and Spa kits now feature in the 2022 Price List, including the Relax Essential Spa Kit, containing everything your customer will need to set […]

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BESPOKE LIFTS AND HOISTS

Suntrap Systems has been supplying pool & spa lifts and hoists for over 25 years. All of the company’s lifts and hoists are powder-coated, enabling us to accommodate any colour scheme to suit your venue. They include a five-year warranty, with CE & UL certification. With a wide range of models to choose from, Suntrap […]

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HAYWARD EXCLUSIVES

Available only through SCP, the thermoplastic resin Superpool pump by Hayward resists chemical and salt corrosion in normal use while offering low noise level and low power consumption. The flow rate is a highly efficient 8 to 15m3/h and the connection 1”1/2. The Superpool II is a self- priming model with closed, ventilated motor (IPX5) […]

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PUMP REPAIRS

Revamp specialise in the repair, service, rewind and supply of… • Electric Motors • Pool & Spa Pumps • Counter Current Pumps • Pool Cover Motor Gearboxes • Air Handling Fan Units • Submersible Pumps • Controls • Hot and cold water pumps We serve the pool industry working to support pool builders and pool […]

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TOP CONDITION

The tubhub accessory range has everything you need to keep your hot tub in top condition. Available exclusively from Golden Coast, tubhub is your one-stop-shop for care and maintenance kits, which include handy brushes, cover wipes and scoops. Keep those spa surfaces gleaming with tubhub cleaning supplies, and remove debris with ease thanks to the […]

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EXTREMECOVER LIFTER

Aqua Spa Supplies has launched a great new cover lifter for 2022, the Yourspa Aqua Lift Extreme is designed to withstand the toughest of environments. A new robust design with extra-long powder coated aluminium bracket and additional fixing points for increased strength and durability. It has a double-strength pivot arm, foam grip handles and three […]

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APP TO BOOST AFTER SALES

The O-Care App helps your customers solve water quality issues, using a step-by-step guide. The App is available through the App Store or Google Play and it works on both smartphones and tablets. It also increases aftersales as it can link directly to your web shop. Get in touch with our friendly team to see […]

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THERMODYNAMIC TECHNOLOGY

Thermodynamic Technology With energy efficiency being on everyone’s mind at the moment, Sunbeach Spas are collaborating with Climacube to bring to market the Sunbeach HB1200 – a compact, heat-pump type heater unit specifically designed to work with hot tubs up to 1200 litres capacity. Climacube’s patented thermodynamic technology brings up to 80% savings on power […]

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STAINLESS STEEL

Astral Pool should be your first choice for stainless steel solutions, as they offer complete stainless steel package. -Stage one – Assessment and specification based on initial needs including outline drawings. -Stage two – Site survey, design meeting attendance. -Stage three – Installation and commissioning via specialist team. Contact us for full project proposal, budget […]

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EASY DOSING

The GC PoolCop management and chemical dosing solution remotely monitors all pool parameters, and measures pH and ORP to ensure clean, clear water. An optional amperometric probe provides an accurate free chlorine reading so owners can be confident that the water has been dosed and the pool is safe to use. The state-of-the-art system is […]

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TURBO POWER

INVERX, the latest in heat pump technology. Combining silent operation with a powerful turbo performance. The patented Turbo Silence Tech® control balances the Inverter compressor control and heat exchanger technology. The result? Faster heating, a lower electricity bill and… the sound of silence. -High COP -TUV certified -Silent operation -Wi-Fi connectivity -Boost function -Parts & […]

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MDI STONE FINISH

Transform your spa by applying large format MDI stone finish to any new spa from Tilestone. Each section of the spa is covered in bespoke sizes to match the size and shape of the internal spa structure thus minimising grout joints. Available in four standard stock patterns: Concrete, Beige, Stone Grey & Stone White. For […]

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VELOCITY SWIMJET

A powerful, energy-efficient and high-performance jet providing the ultimate swimming experience for the modern athlete. The Velocity SwimJet is the next generation in counter-current swimming machines. Designed and manufactured in the UK by HeatForm, Velocity has been created after years of research and development to produce the most powerful and pleasant resistant-swimming experience. HeatForm 01752 […]

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GLOBAL COVERAGE

The well-established Jolly Gel brand is Europe’s number one swimming pool flocculent for private & commercial swimming pools. It has been on the market for 25 years and is now own-labelled for stockists in 37 countries worldwide. Jolly Gel is renowned for quickly restoring pool water back to sparkling clear condition. This popular flocculent eliminates […]

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