Guidance

Technical Notes

PWTAG Technical notes are updates or new material for the standards and guidance given in the PWTG book, Swimming Pool Water and the PWTAG Code of practice and should be read in association with these publications. PWTAG keeps pool operators up to date by providing guidance through these technical notes on the issues of the day. Combining PWTAG's specialist expertise and published scientific data, we aim to optimise swimming pool technical operation.

2 – Faecal contamination

08 June 2018

3 – Sulphate attack

02 February 2011

5 – Dealing with sodium hypochlorite spillage

02 April 2011

6 – Carbon dioxide for pH control

02 August 2011

13 – Interactive water features

02 December 2010

16 – Atmospheric determination of chloramines

02 January 2004

17 – Blood or vomit in the pool

02 April 2012

18 – Preventing and dealing with algae in pools

02 March 2014

23 – Superchlorination of swimming pool water

02 February 2014

24 – Polyaluminium chloride (PAC) dosing

02 February 2014

26 – How PWTAG deals with the new

02 September 2014

27 – Microbiological sampling

02 September 2014

29 – Notes on the hygiene of pool play equipment

02 January 2015

30 – Cryptosporidium - what pool operators need to know

02 August 2015

31 – Ultraviolet disinfection - specification, maintenance and validation

02 January 2016

32 – Balance tank design for deck-level pools

02 January 2016

33 – Gassing Accidents

02 July 2016

34 - Cloudy water

02 August 2017

35 - Bunds for pool chemicals

02 May 2017

36 - Understanding Breakpoint Chlorination

10 January 2018

37 - Phosphate in pool water

12 February 2018

38 - Dechlorinating backwash water prior to discharge

07 August 2018

39 - Residual control

06 September 2018

40 - Choosing an acid pH correctant

05 November 2018