More stories about Filters

  • Firms Sign Agreement

    A filter-cartridge producer now manages a division of a sand supplier.

  • Eye on the Media

    Diatomaceous earth and cartridges each do an excellent job of keeping pools free of particulates.

  • Making It Clear

    Turbidity is one of the most predominant water quality issues in the pool industry.

  • Franchise Players

    Subway. 7-Eleven. Dunkin’ Donuts. Hertz. These brands sit at the top of the U.S. franchise world, and are part of a category containing nearly one million similar companies throughout the country.

  • Nation's First "Natural" Public Swimming Pool

    After a century of renovations and updates, a Minneapolis park’s swimming hole will return to its freshwater origins and become the nation’s first “natural” public swimming pool.

  • Clear as Glass

    A growing trend in swimming pool filtration uses recycled glass in lieu of quartz silica sand in conventional pool sand filters.

  • Industry Avoids Proposed Filter Ban

    The pool and spa industry has dodged another regulatory bullet, but in its wake many wonder if there are too many model codes.

  • Future Filtration

    The quest to create a filtration system that handles high flow rates and bather loads, filters the finest particles possible and stays unclogged with minimal maintenance has led to the development of some promising new technologies.

  • Neptune-Benson Acquires Lawson Aquatics

    Neptune-Benson, a manufacturer of commercial pool filtration systems has announced the acquisition of Lawson Aquatics, a maker of main drain and rim-flow system components

  • Which Filter is the Best

    When I was teaching filtration at technical schools and seminars throughout the country, I kept hearing the same question: “Which type of filter is best?” Attendees were not asking which manufacturer made the best filter, but rather which of t