Council pools are considered to be the least hygienic type of commercial pool, according to new research from Poolwerx.
A five-year-old West Australian boy is in hospital with severe injuries after falling out of a waterslide at the Outback Splash theme park in Bullsbrook. WorkSafe and the WA Health Department are investigating the incident.
Cogeneration and trigeneration offer energy efficiency of 90% or more compared to fossil fuel-powered plants, which have a 30-40% maximum efficiency. These plants are an attractive option for the commercial leisure industry because of their significantly lower energy costs and clean energy methodology.
Delegates at the Building Maintenance and Management Conference will learn about energy-saving solutions for local government energy expenditure and carbon emissions on 11 and 12 November.
Diving at the SA Aquatic Centre in Adelaide is like "diving in silk sheets", according to one diver who frequents the facility. Neptune-Benson Defender regenerative media filters help ensure the water quality is up to international standards.
Before you hike up the entry fee for your aquatic centre, consider this: what's the one thing that's guaranteed to stop people swimming? Higher prices for entry to the swimming pool, new research from the UK has shown.
Based on its extensive experience with high-end spas, Barr+Wray was brought in to take care of the technical aspects of installation for the pools and thermal areas at the luxurious Heavenly Spa at the Westin Resort Nusa Dua.
Canadian water park designer and manufacturer WhiteWater West has signed a C$29 million deal with China's biggest water park - reportedly the largest ever single order for the global water park sector.
Expertise from both within and without the industry will be tapped for the 2014 FINA World Aquatics Convention, according to Cornel Marculescu, executive director of FINA.
Heatseeker Solaire Titanium Commercial Heat Pumps are available through Supreme Heating. The pumps are designed to heat the pool using electricity, delivering up to six times more energy in heat than they consume in electricity.
The City of Sydney has announced it will install a trigeneration plant in the new Green Square Aquatic Centre. The aquatic centre is currently in the final stages of a design competition, with the winning design to be announced in November.
SCE Energy Solutions offers a range of voltage stabilisation products which ensure a flat voltage profile, harmonise three phases and bring voltage down to an appropriate level.
The Hornsby Aquatic Centre will hold its official opening on 22 November. Prime Minister Tony Abbott will officially open the centre at a 'Pool Party' event to be held in the pool and Hornsby Park.
The team from Tassie Pools had their work cut out for them designing and installing a water feature for Saffire Freycinet resort. Despite the difficulties, the company pulled off the project with aplomb - and scored a handful of awards for the project to boot.