Hilton Brown Swimming, New Zealand
New Zealand’s leading swim school founded by Commonwealth Games Gold medallist Hilton Brown Swimming was founded in 1973 by Hilton Brown, a former competitive swimmer who represented New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games in Jamaica in 1966. There he enjoyed success in the 220-yard backstroke and earned a Bronze medal in the medley relay.
London Docks, London UK
With its self-contained wharves, secure warehouses, underground vaults and acres of open water, London’s historic docks in Wapping once played a critical role in the city’s international trade of luxury commodities like coffee and cocoa. Closed to shipping since 1969, the area has attracted a series of new developments, the latest being London Dock by St George of the Berkeley Group.
Kumeu Film Studios, Auckland
The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Piano, The Chronicles of Narnia, King Kong, The Last Samurai, Avatar – for a small island nation in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean, New Zealand has produced an incredible range of big budget movies that have found international success all around the world.
Somerset College, Queensland
Australian learn-to-swim Swimming Academy with high bather load. Somerset College on Queensland’s Gold Coast is considered one of Australia’s leading independent Primary and Secondary education providers.
Lee Chapel Primary School, Basildon
For the head teacher of Lee Chapel Primary School, Sue Jackson, ensuring primary school pupils were able to swim from an early age was a lifelong ambition. She was determined no student should ever leave her school frightened of the water.
Margie’s Swim School in Far North Queensland
Swim school owner-operator Margie Thorpe (not related to Australian swimming star Ian Thorpe but clearly, they share a similar passion!) is a long-term resident of Mareeba, having lived in the area for 30 years – 20 of those teaching youngsters to swim, ranging from babies aged as young as four months through to early primary school children.
The Seventh Wonder of the English Seaside
A lido, which is the Italian word for “beach”, is an outdoor public pool (and surrounding facilities) once popular throughout the UK. During the 1930s, when outdoor swimming became fashionable, more than 150 lidos were built across the country by local councils to be used as recreational facilities.
London’s Most Famous Street: 190 Strand
The Strand is a world-famous thoroughfare linking the cities of London and Westminster that is as renowned as the authors, poets and philosophers who once lived on or near this legendary street. It might only be 1200-metres long but it is forever etched in the history books thanks to its association with Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Virginia Woolf, and Britain’s upper class.
Leicester Hospital Pool
Hydrotherapy is a vital rehabilitation service for those recovering from major surgery or a serious injury, not to mention the elderly and the very young. The vulnerability of this group makes it absolutely essential for hydrotherapy pools to be free from potentially harmful bacteria.
Pharaoh’s Club Dubai
Located within the Pyramids Wafi, part of the renowned Wafi City Shopping & Entertainment comlex in Dubai, the Pharaoh’s Club is one of the emirate’s premier and largest fitness centres. A major draw card of the centre is the outdoor, free form ‘lazy river’ and swimming pool, which is designed for relaxation, aqua aerobics classes, swimming laps and professional swimming lessons.
Seaview Haven Holiday Park
The Seaview Haven Holiday Park at Weymouth Bay, on England’s south coast, is defined by its water facilities, which includes a heated indoor pool comprising a number of water features, children’s play area and a main swimming pool. However, when the indoor pool facility underwent a major refurbishment project in February 2013, the contractor discovered a ‘small problem’.
With luxury facilities including a tennis court, sauna, spa and swimming pool, gym and beautifully manicured lawns, Monarco Estate is one of the most sought after new addresses in the Sydney suburb of Westmead. The residential complex is positioned as perfect for anyone seeking resort style living in the heart of Sydney.
China Agricultural Bank
In the basement of the China Agricultural Bank in Jinan, Shandong Province lies an indoor swimming pool which is used by senior bank staff; it’s also the location of Waterco China’s first ever commercial Hydroxypure installation. The chlorine-free Hydroxypure system was part of a wider Waterco sanitisation and filtration solution for the pool, which has a volume of nearly 300 cubic metres. It was retrofitted in May 2014 when the pool was being refurbished, replacing a system which often left the pool water very cloudy.
Zhongxin Qianzhou Bay
The Boao Citic-Qian Zhou Bay project in China’s Hainan province is a new residential community constructed in what is a popular coastal region. The development features 26 villas, each with different-sized swimming pools, in addition to a resort-style club with large lotus-shaped, 625m m² pool, which has a 1000 m³ volume.
Waterco Leisureland Swimming pool
Less maintenance and reduced environmental cost is the name of the game in the complete refurbishment of South Ireland’s Leisureland Leisure Centre. Located in Salthill in Galway, Ireland, Leisureland’s large 800m³ indoor concrete main pool and kids’ pool are serviced by a total of five steel fabricated filters operating with sand media.
Glen Eira Sports & Aquatic Centre
In the early design stages, Glen Eira City Council required the very best in commercial swimming pool filtration technology to maximise water and energy savings across the complex. The filtration technology would also have to optimise filtration performance.
Shangri-La Hotel Pool & Spa, Sydney
Shangri-La Hotel Sydney’s 15-metrelap pool was not meeting hotel engineer’s expectations due to an ageing filtration system installed in 1992. As a result, pool water clarity was substandard and the filters required frequent backwashing due to an ever-increasing swimming load.
Queensland Resort Benefits From Hydroxypure System
Turtle Beach resort has been trialling Waterco’s Hydroxypure, chlorine-free system, and the results have been tangible and rapid. At the award-winning Turtle Beach Resort on Queensland’s Gold Coast, swimming pools are a key draw card. There are four separate swimming areas, including a children’s wading pool, an adult’s only pool, lagoon pool, lap pool, in addition to four spas.
Oaks Hotel & Resorts, Adelaide, creating a safer swimming environment for guests
Responding to negative pool reviews, this Adelaide Hotel solved it’s problems with the installation of a state of the art chlorine-free sanitation system.
“Many guests have commented on the clarity of the water…
no chlorine smell or skin irritation associated with chlorinated pools.”
Unique solution for a sandy issue
A unique historic ocean water pool in Tel Aviv required a unique solution to keep to current health standards.
To achieve the results they needed Waterco’s MultiCyclone offered the ideal solution.
Waterco making a splash
When you’re expecting 60,000 people to stop by for a swim, you need some serious equipment to keep the water clean and healthy. That was the challenge faced by the owners of Splash Kingdom when designing their new water park in Nacogdoches, Texas, USA.
The result was that the water filter installation project was completed on time and on budget. “Everything happened on time and Waterco fully delivered on what it promised,”
A new filtration system breathes new life into an old facility
A change in management presented a unique opportunity for Dartford Borough Council to breathe new life into its ageing Fairfield Leisure Centre.
All new filtration equipment was fitted to the whole facility including four Micron SPDD2000 Nozzle Plate filters
and two Micron SPDD1400 filters.
Pools iN Schoolz
A unique program in New Zealand is literally taking pools to schools – and Waterco Ltd is playing a vital role with the provision of its new Hydroxypure chlorine-free sanitisation system and other pool equipment.
The Pools iN SchoolZ program is run by the Adam Brown Water Safety Trust, and it aims to ensure lower-decile school children aren’t prevented from learning water safety and swimming skills by the lack of access to swimming pools.
State of the art Commercial Heat pump the ideal solution
The Casuarina Rec Club in New South Wales is a state of the art recreation and training facility who required a state of the art heating solution for their two commercial pools. The new generation Electroheat PRO 96 heat pump is the latest advancement in commercial size swimming pool heating, it delivers efficient, cost effective large pool heating in an easy to operate and install package.
Solutions to keep Canadian school swimming all year
For more than 40 years, students at the College Français in the French Canadian city of Longueuil have enjoyed year-round swimming in the school’s indoor pool and sporting complex.
The multi-sports centre is also used by other members, from the local community. So it’s little wonder that decades of constant
use finally took their toll – and in 2015 a major renovation was undertaken.