Maintenance

Safety recall — pool fence latches

11 April, 2018

The NSW Department of Fair Trading has issued a product safety recall advice and rectification information for NSW consumers, councils and certifiers.


A natural oasis

09 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Waterco Limited

Surrounded by the rolling Shropshire Hills, the Baron at Bucknell near Ludlow in England is a traditional free house country inn considered one of the region's finest.


Managing chemical hazards

08 March, 2018 | Supplied by: SPASA Australia

SPASA Australia has issued some useful information on the safe storage of chemicals for the pool and spa industry, along with reference materials published by Safe Work Australia.


Clark Rubber Filtrite Flow water analysis

16 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Clark Rubber

Clark Rubber has launched Filtrite Flow advanced water analysis. Supported by WaterLink SpinTouch technology, Filtrite Flow delivers results in only 60 s.


Astralpool Connect My Pool remote monitoring and management system

16 February, 2018 | Supplied by: AstralPool

The Connect My Pool app from Astralpool Australia aids the daily management of aquatic facilities.


Zodiac MagnaSpa mineral water system

15 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Zodiac Group Pty Ltd

Zodiac has added to the MagnaPool line with MagnaSpa.


Aqua Quip Jet-Vac pressure-driven pool cleaner

13 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Aqua Quip

The Australian-made Jet-Vac pressure-driven pool cleaner from Aqua Quip is characterised by a large-intake throat capable of collecting large debris.


AIS calls out chlorinator claims

08 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Innovative Systems (AIS)

Australian Innovative Systems (AIS) CEO Elena Gosse is calling out claims made by some chlorinator manufacturers and suggests that the industry needs to work together in the interests of integrity.


Evoqua OSEC L electrolyser

07 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Evoqua Water Technologies Pty Ltd

The OSEC L electrolyser is a water disinfection system that creates sodium hypochlorite on-site and on-demand.


Pool of knowledge: Andrew Patterson, Bluewater Pool Care

05 February, 2018 by Alice Richard

With so many pool techs around the country, it takes someone very special to be awarded the SPASA Australia Service Technician of the Year. Pool+Spa spoke to Andrew Patterson of Bluewater Pool Care in Cairns, who took out the 2017 honours, about what makes him different.


Tintometer Lovibond water analysis

01 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Tintometer GmbH

Lovibond water testing instruments and reagents from Tintometer give users the ability to accurately and easily measure and record water quality.


Pentair Great White II suction-side in-ground pool cleaner

30 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Pentair Water Australia Pty Ltd

The Great White II suction-side in-ground pool cleaner from Pentair offers faster, uninterrupted cleaning, due to 38 cm-wide bristle scrubbers that cover more pool in a single pass.


Pentair MegaSkim pool skimmer

30 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Pentair Water Australia Pty Ltd

The MegaSkim pool skimmer from Pentair is designed to be both easy to install and to use. Constructed from a single-piece mould, the skimmer has no glue joints, which helps guard against leaks.


Study suggests link between pool chemicals and respiratory illness

30 January, 2018

A study has found that lifeguards who spend more than 500 hours per year working at indoor pool facilities are between two and six times more likely to suffer from respiratory ailments and eye irritations.


Borates: the view from Down Under

29 January, 2018 by Paul Simons | Supplied by: Lo-Chlor

To get the Australian perspective on our recent 'Borates for salt chlorinators' article, which was focused on the US experience, we spoke with Paul Simons from Lo-Chlor. Here's what he had to say about borates.


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