CASE STUDIES

Avoiding recreational water illnesses

Recreational water illnesses (RWIs) are always a hot topic of discussion at the end of summer when higher bather loads at commercial aquatic facilities force filtration systems to work overtime to keep pool water clean and clear. Unfortunately, there are always outbreaks—some bigger than others, which everyone hears about via mainstream media. This article is not going to discuss the graphic descriptors of these microscopic invaders, but rather look at the methods for destroying and keeping these bugs out of pools.
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CASE STUDIES

Making special considerations for a unique auto-cover install

Installing automatic pool covers is the specialty of Pool Patrol in British Columbia. The company sells as many as 100 auto-covers every year in Vancouver, Victoria, Okanagan, and Kelowna; therefore, it was no surprise when the installer was contacted about a new project—a 5-m (16-ft) wide by 29-m (95-ft) long pool in need of a cover.
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CASE STUDIES

The ins and outs of pool design

“We would like a pool.” This is the typical, first broad request from customers that most pool designers/builders can relate to. And, more often than not, these projects become much more than just a pool. Why? Projects tend to escalate from this basic request as a pool designer/builder investigates...
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PROFILES

Hollandia Pools & Spas

When Hollandia Pools & Spas first opened for business 60 years ago, pools weren’t even part of the picture. Founder John Guildemond started the company as a landscaping firm called Hollandia Gardens. It wasn’t until a few years later, when pool requests started coming in, that...+ Read More
PROFILES

Hollandia Pools & Spas

When Hollandia Pools & Spas first opened for business 60 years ago, pools weren’t even part of the picture. Founder John Guildemond started the company as a landscaping firm called Hollandia Gardens. It wasn’t until a few years later, when pool requests started coming in, that...
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