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NEWS IN BRIEF
Remembering Moseley
Road baths
Memories and Memorabilia day
marked the end of a year-long
series of events celebrating the
centenary of Birmingham’s
Moseley Road Baths, one of
Britain’s most historic and
architecturally significant
swimming baths. The event
staged by the Friends of Moseley
Road Baths group, as part of
their Pool of Memories project
recorded and archived the stories
of those who swam, washed,
worked, dived or danced at the
building. The centrepiece was an
DALESAUNA HANDLES
exhibition of the photos, video
film, reminiscences and artifacts
such as swimming certificates
DISABLED ACCESS
and old costumes.
Dalesauna has installed two new accessed from the poolside to areas being accessible to all.” APSP Offers New
saunas at Chepstow and Caldicott improve layout and space. Dalesauna were involved in the Award for Public
Leisure Centres in a refurbishment Sally Turner, Leisure Manager relocation of the steam room Health Officials
that incorporates disabled access. Operations Monmouthshire which involved making The US trade organisation,the
The centre’s made provisions County Council said; “We have a adjustments to the room Association of Pool & Spa
for two accessible suites with number of disabled or providing Disability Discrimination Professionals has created the Dr
hoists, walk-in showers, alarmed rehabilitating customers that use Act compliant disabled access. Neil Lowry Memorial Award for
units and seats. The decision was the Advanced Fitness Suite, pool, The same considerations are public health officials whose work
made to move the health suite sauna and steam rooms and this being made for a new steam inspires pool trade safety. Dr
area into a location that could be number is increasing due to the room at Caldicott Leisure Centre. Lowry was a member of the pool
community and an advocate of
education to improve public
health. The award will go to
Aquafine UV system provides the answers
support educational, technical and
operational activities.
The installation of an Aquafine reducing the combined chlorine chlorinates to “burn off”
UV system into a family pool levels and protecting against chloramines which saves
which was causing swimmers chlorine-resistant microorganisms. chemical costs and reduces ASA centenarian dies
eye nose and throat problems A TrojanUVLogic 08AL20 pool closure time. Harry Robert Walker, former
succeeded in finding a much system was integrated into the The added benefit to provide president of the Amateur
sought after solution. recirculation system. The UV a secondary disinfection step to Swimming Association, died last
Three years after opening, system was located after the filter protect against chlorine month aged 103. He became
the Jamerson Family YMCA in and prior to chemical injection resistant micro-organisms such President of the ASA in 1963, and
the United States was having operating inline at full flow. as cryptosporidium. dedicated many years to
difficulties managing their The system has reduced the swimming. In the 1930’s he
combined chlorine levels in levels of chloramines at the
AQUAFINE UV
became a broadcaster for the
one of their pools. High family pool to below 0.3 ppm. BBC, covering water polo, diving
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concentrations of chloramines, The facility no longer super- and swimming from the 1948 to
in the order of 1.2 to 1.3 ppm, 1972 Olympics, as well as
were affecting visitors using numerous international swimming
the 83,000-gallon family pool. events. He retired from teaching in
In addition to causing eye, 1963 and broadcasting in 1972.
nose and throat irritation, the
high chloramine levels also
caused corrosion of metallic Pool costs increase
surfaces on pool equipment. In a move that might set some
The affected pool featured trends the island of Malta has
a sloped walk-in area, rain decided it has to almost double the
drop mushroom, and two cost of a licence fee for a swimming
enclosed spiral wet slides. It pool. Prices from 1 January for the
also shares a deck air space 2,000 pools on Malta will double
with a 2,000-gallon whirlpool. because of the demand they make
Aquafine Corporation were on electricity but perhaps more
confident a UV system would importantly water.
provide the dual benefits of
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