Pool Plant Operations

Dealing with Blood or Vomit Contamination in Swimming Pools

  The most common infections spread in pools and spas are gastrointestinal (e.g. cryptosporidium and viruses) and skin rashes (bacteria mainly). Blood and vomit are unlikely to cause illness, because they are less likely to be infected than faeces and skin and pool disinfectants should kill any bugs that there are, provided disinfectant residuals and pH values …

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There’s Instantaneous Bathing Load and There’s Daily Bathing Load. They’re Not the Same Thing.

  It’s important not to overload a pool with pollution. Since bather are the main source of pollution, the numbers using the pool on a daily basis should be controlled. In order to calculate the total daily bather load the following formula should be used: 25 to 50% of the instantaneous bather load multiplied by …

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Free Tool: Pool Technical Specifications Calculator

Swimming pool operators need to have a Normal Operating Procedure (NOP) that includes key technical information about their pool. We have put together a spreadsheet that will hopefully take a little bit of the hassle out of the process of obtaining this information. Click on the ‘Pool Plant Operator’ link below and scroll down to …

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