More stories about Sanitation

  • It’s Clean Up Time

    Keeping the pool clean is a dirty job, which is why to clear dirt and debris effectively, pool filters need periodic cleanings themselves.

  • Clever Cleaning:One

    Every pool needs to be cleaned regularly, and for most pools, that means bringing in an automatic cleaner.

  • Clever Cleaning:Two

    Automatic cleaners come in almost every shape and size, and run the gamut from simple suction and pressure devices to smart robots with advanced sensory equipment.

  • A Smarter Kind of Clean

    Hydraulic design and filtration also have played a role in improved efficiency

  • Solving Stains

    Salt chlorine pools have become popular over the past few years.

  • Studies Show Pool Hygiene Poor

    New research reveals that people’s pool hygiene may be a lot worse than you think, and swim diapers aren’t helping matters.

  • Breaking Point

    The practice of overapplying chlorine is a serious problem that’s resulted in negative media coverage for commercial pools. Many techs assume so-called breakpoint chlorination eliminates chloramines, but actually it can exacerbate the problem.

  • Energy-Conscious Cleaning

    Pool pumps have been a focal point for energy efficiency in several states. Automatic cleaners may be next.

  • Turnover in Question

    In 1977, the National Sanitation Foundation published a standard for commercial pools to turn over water every eight hours.

  • Why UV?

    As frequent reports about recreational water illness and bacteria outbreaks mount, many commercial pool operators are choosing UV sanitation in order to comply with water quality testing parameters and state mandates.