More stories about Sanitation

  • Sanitation with Brominating Products

    Brominated pools tend to exhibit different characteristics than those of pools using traditional chlorine 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.