As outside temperatures drop to below 0oC in the winter months, there is a risk that water recirculating in chilled systems will freeze. In order to prevent the water from freezing, it is often necessary to add an a glycol-based antifreeze.
Both spa pools and swimming pools require close monitoring and control to ensure the water remains clean and safe for users. Water treatment chemicals play a big part in achieving this.
In this blog post, we look at the health risks and outline the crucial steps in spa pool and swimming pool water treatment, including the chemicals that play a vital role in keeping them safe for users.
Drinking water, or potable water, means water that is safe to drink and to use in food preparation.
Microbiology is the study of microscopic single-celled organisms such as bacteria, fungi, yeast, viruses, protozoa and algae. In the water treatment industry, the main micro-organisms of concern are bacteria. Algae and fungi are only problematic in certain applications.