NZ inflatables company appoints new business manager

06 February, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Aflex Technology Ltd

Aflex Technology has appointed a new business manager: Frank Witowski. Having operated his own successful businesses for many years, Witowski will manage the company's day-to-day business functions and assist in its continued growth as a global brand.

Regional WA pools receive funding boost for safety and training

27 January, 2017 by Alice Richard

The Western Australian Government has pledged $176,272 to Leisure Institute of Western Australia Aquatics (LIWA Aquatics) initiatives, including pool safety-related projects and training. The funds were allocated as part of the Community Pool Revitalisation Program.

Aquatics and Recreation Victoria appoints new CEO

20 January, 2017 by Alice Richard

Grant Connors has been named as the new chief executive officer of Aquatics and Recreation Victoria (ARV). Connors was appointed to the role after former CEO Anthony McIntosh left to join Little Athletics Victoria.

Anti-evaporation technology revealed in Qatar

19 January, 2017 by Alice Richard

Crystal Lagoons, the creator of the world's largest artificial lagoon, has met with Qatari real estate developers to reveal a new film-based evaporation technology that reportedly lowers water waste rates by up to 70%.

Safety review clears two Dreamworld rides

19 January, 2017 by Alice Richard

The Tail Spin and Tower of Terror rides were cleared by a multilevel safety review including Workplace Health and Safety Queensland's audit, Dreamworld's internal engineering review, pitt&sherry's independent review plus an external peer-review by LTC, a UK-based theme park safety specialist.

BlueFit appointed to manage $24m Angelo Anestis Aquatic Centre

18 January, 2017 by Alice Richard

Facility management company BlueFit has been appointed to manage the new $24 million Angelo Anestis Aquatic Centre in Bexley. The centre will open to the public on Australia Day.

Top tips for keeping your Wave 300XL cleaner in top condition

16 January, 2017 by John Davie | Supplied by: Orimatech (Poolworx Pty Ltd)

They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and this is particularly true of robotic pool cleaners — especially in commercial facilities where time is money. Here are a few easy-to-manage tips to keep your Wave 300XL cleaner in top condition.

S.R. Smith SwimWall System

05 December, 2016 | Supplied by: S.R.Smith

The S.R. Smith submersible SwimWall System provides pool space flexibility through its ability to separate pool space in less than 1 min. It can be designed to span the entire pool width or just part of a pool, effectively doubling the number of available lanes in a 50 m pool or converting select lanes to 25 m.

Wallace & Tiernan DEPOLOX Pool E 700 P pool management system

01 December, 2016 | Supplied by: Evoqua Water Technologies Pty Ltd

Available from Evoqua Water Technologies, the Wallace & Tiernan DEPOLOX Pool E 700 P pool management system has been designed for measurement and control functions as well as process control in pool water treatment applications.

Wallace & Tiernan OSEC on-site hypochlorite generation systems

24 November, 2016 | Supplied by: Evoqua Water Technologies Pty Ltd

Wallace & Tiernan OSEC electrolysis units for on-site generation of hypochlorite are available through Evoqua Water Technologies. The systems produce sodium hypochlorite by electrolysing a brine solution.

Cairns aquatic centre wins EA Project of the Year Award

10 November, 2016 by Alice Richard

The Tobruk Memorial Pool redevelopment has been awarded the Cairns Regional Project of the Year Award. The multimillion-dollar aquatic centre took out the prize at the Cairns Regional Engineering Awards, hosted by Engineers Australia.

Slip-resistant tile receives safety award

09 November, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Sport + Venues (Australia)

Life Floor has been awarded the Kelly Ogle Memorial Safety Award by the World Waterpark Association for its slip-resistant, impact-absorbing tiles.

Life Floor non-slip copolymer floor tile

07 November, 2016 | Supplied by: Sport + Venues (Australia)

Life Floor is a copolymer floor tile designed for aquatic environments where people are barefoot. It has been designed for use around swimming pools, zero depth entries, change rooms, splash pads, water parks, slide towers and play areas.

New management for Sugarworld Waterpark

27 October, 2016 by Alice Richard

Cairns Regional Council has appointed Belgravia Leisure to manage the Sugarworld Waterpark. The 10-year lease officially commences on 20 February 2017.

S.R. Smith Splash! Aquatic Pool Lift

20 October, 2016 | Supplied by: S.R.Smith

S.R. Smith's Splash! Aquatic Pool Lifts are made from powder-coated stainless steel and aluminium with a large rotomoulded seat that includes armrests and seat belt.

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