Horizontal Waterco Micron filters keep water crystal clear and deal with flow rates in excess of 18,000 L/min at the Splash Kingdom water park in Nacogdoches, Texas. The water park caters to around 1000 visitors per day — up to 60,000 each summer.
Waterco has expanded its Hydrostar Plus series by producing a larger, commercial thermoplastic 12.5 hp model that can deliver 2500 litres of water/min. It has been engineered for aquatic facilities, water parks and large-scale commercial swimming pools.
Bega Valley Shire Council will soon invite tenders for its five outdoor pools. The council has indicated it will open tenders for its pools in Eden, Bega, Bemboka, Candelo and Cobargo in mid-April.
Standards Australia has published and confirmed a new Australian Standard for waterborne inflatables used in amusement park and water park rides — AS 3533.4.5:2017, Amusement rides and devices, Part 4.5: Specific requirements — Waterborne inflatables.
A teenager in the US has died and 14 others sickened after a pool heater leaked poisonous carbon monoxide gas into a hotel pool area.
The Australian Swim Schools Association (ASSA) is bringing together four events around its national conference in 2018.
Two Brisbane-based companies have been involved in the design and disinfection of competition swimming pools at KL 2017, the Kuala Lumpur 29th Southeast Asian Games, with Will Marcus of ARGO Architects specifying AIS's EcoLine water disinfection systems.
A spike in fatal drownings in Victoria has the state's Life Saving body worried, with 11 more drownings recorded in the 2016–17 financial year than the average. Since July 2016, the state has experienced a grand total of 39 drowning deaths, a sharp increase on the five-year average of 28 drowning deaths.
Temporary pools from the Rio 2016 Olympics have been dismantled and will be sent to their new homes for permanent installation before the end of 2017. Completed by Myrtha Pools, the temporary pools were used for both warm-ups and races during the Olympics.
The Surf-Air Wave Ride is a surfing attraction with a fully inflatable ride surface and side walls. Unlike other flow surfing rides that have a hard fall surface and concrete surround walls, the ride has 'soft-fall' technology that improves rider safety.
In just seven months, more than one million customers have passed through the turnstiles of the City's five fitness and aquatic centres — the fastest time the milestone has been reached in any financial year.
Murphy's Waves has appointed Australian Waterslides and Leisure (AWL) as the sole Australian distributor of its portable inflatable continuous wave ride, the Surf-Air Wave Ride.
WhiteWater World's water heating system is set to receive an energy-efficient overhaul, with EvoEnergy commencing a system upgrade for the water park's 30 slides, water rides and pools in March 2017.
Available through Evoqua Water Technologies, the Wallace & Tiernan Barrier M range of UV systems is primarily designed for the treatment of water with flow rates ranging from 10 to 1150 m3/h.