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.

1 - Sulphuric acid

02 January 2011

2 – Faecal contamination

02 February 2014

3 – Sulphate attack

02 February 2011

5 – Dealing with sodium hypochlorite spillage

02 April 2011

6 – Carbon dioxide for pH control

02 August 2011

8 – Energy efficiency in swimming pools

02 January 2012

11 – Pool temperatures

02 December 2010

12 – ‘Novel treatments’ – in with the old, out with the new…

02 January 2011

13 – Interactive water features

02 December 2010

14 – Designing for good water treatment

02 March 2011

15 – Hydraulics for good pool water treatment

02 March 2011

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

19 – How warm does the water have to be for outdoor swimming

02 August 2012

20 – Baby and toddler swimming in warm hydrotherapy pools

02 November 2012

21 – How the authorities investigate outbreaks

02 November 2013

23 – Superchlorination of swimming pool water

02 February 2014

24 – Polyaluminium chloride (PAC) dosing

02 February 2014

25 – Regenerative media filters

02 April 2014

26 – How PWTAG deals with the new

02 September 2014

27 – Microbiological sampling

02 September 2014

28 – TDS control with electrolytic hypochlorite generation

02 November 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