Friday, August 21st, 2020

UVShield™ and Water Leak Detector

By: Snejana Nakova How do you know the UV lamp is on? Older UV systems used to have a view port you could look into. But pressing your eye against a lens and looking at a 3.5 kW UV lamp could be intimidating. Many systems have the UV chamber and electrical control panel in different 


Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Schedule 80 PVC or Schedule 40 PVC pipes: What to choose when?

By Saumya Garg Based on the end use, PVC pipes come in varying sizes, colors and thickness. For most water transportation purposes, the commonly used PVC pipes are those designated as Schedule 40 and Schedule 80 pipes. Both Schedule 40 and Schedule 80 PVC pipes have the same external diameter, however, they have some key 


Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Chloramines: The hidden cost associated with owning a chlorinated pool

By Saumya Garg All of us are familiar with the “chlorine” smell of a swimming pool. In reality, it is not the chlorine but the chloramine that we smell in the pool air. When free chlorine from the pool water combines with ammonia present in the sweat and other bodily fluids of swimmers, chloramines are 


Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Combating waterborne illnesses: Chlorine is not enough!

It is estimated that globally close to 85 million people visit a water park annually. According to Statista, as of 2019, there are about 1,158 water parks in the United States alone, of which 817 are Outdoor parks, 155 are indoor resorts, 111 are stand-alone indoor water parks and the remaining 75 are resorts with 


Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Increases in Recreational Water Illness at Hotels Needs More Attention

By: John Psaroudis A great focal point of a family vacation is often the hotel pool. It can be loud, the sun loungers scarce and dry towels hard to find, but the children love it and you can almost ignore the inevitable screams of delight to allow yourself a few minutes to relax. Hundreds of 


Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Aquionics UVSwim Now NSF/ ANSI Standard 50-2012 Certified

The UVSwim I line of pool and spa disinfection systems by Aquionics has become the first complete UV system range to achieve the new NSF/ ANSI Standard 50-2012 certification. The certification applies to all seven models of UVSwim I from 100+ to 4500+. The NSF/ ANSI Standard 50-2012 certifies the design, construction and performance of 


Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Remote Monitoring of Pool UV Disinfection from Aquionics

The new UV Connect™ wireless logging device from Aquionics allows pool owners to remotely monitor the performance of their UV disinfection systems. The logger plugs into any UV system and works with a complimentary application to make UV system information available on the user’s smart phone or tablet device. UV Connect is the first app 


Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Aquionics Launches New UVSwim™ UV Disinfection System for Pools

Integrated Hanovia UV technology guarantees total disinfection Aquionics’ new UVSwim™ UV range provides safe and efficient disinfection of pool water while removing harmful chloramines. Powered by technology from aquatics disinfection expert Hanovia, the UVSwim incurs lower capital and operating costs than comparable UV systems. The UVSwim simultaneously disinfects while improving water quality for swimmers. Water