Tag Archives: aquatic facility

Splash pads and public health

A new phenomenon has emerged across North America; splash pads and spray parks. These are the latest form of interactive, wet recreation (body contact recreation). Over the last several years in Canada and the United States, the industry has witnessed…

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UV for aquatic play features

The wide acceptance of aquatic play features and interactive water designs is dramatically changing the science of disinfection. While these imaginative, family-friendly environments have captured the excitement of thousands of…

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Evolution of pool filtration

Commercial swimming pool filtration has evolved significantly over the past six decades, encompassing many changes in methods, materials and technology. Many earlier filtration systems were similar to what was used for municipal water treatment, as that was the…

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Designing spray parks

Spray parks exude fun—spray cannons, slides, sneaky soakers and sounds—uniting these elements creates a magical water world, which can bring endless joy to visitors for years to come. These facilities are quickly becoming the desired solution for…

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Creating comfortable environments in natatoriums

Thanks to recent technological advancements, indoor waterparks can now have perfect indoor air quality (IAQ) and green environments. However, anyone who is involved in the commercial aquatics industry knows these facilities are capable of the exact opposite—uncomfortable indoor air environments that are…

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