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  Pool supplies, spa and swimming pool chemicals, online at Water Warehouse
Pool chemical levels are determined with a swimming pool test kit and measured in parts per million (ppm).
Your swimming pool pH and chlorine levels are affected by bather load, sun, rain and alkalinity.
is a swimming pool chemical that prevents the ultra-violet rays of the sun from prematurely dissipating the chlorine level.
www.waterwarehouse.com   (732 words)

  Swimming pool - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Swimming pools can be constructed either above ground (generally constructed from plastic and metal), or in the ground (usually formed either out of reinforced concrete and lined with special plaster, a one piece fiberglass shell, or prefabricated sectional walls and a vinyl liner).
Swimming pool water must be maintained with very low levels of bacteria and viruses to prevent the spread of diseases and pathogens between users.
Swimming pools are also used for events such as synchronized swimming and water polo as well as for teaching diving and lifesaving techniques.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Swimming_pool   (4136 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Swimming Pools Work"
But on a hot summer day, a swimming pool can seem like the greatest invention known to man. And as it turns out, there really is a lot of cool technology at work in your average pool -- much more than you might expect.
Swimming pools come in all shapes and sizes, but nearly all of them, from the backyard personal pool to the water park wave pool, work in the same basic way.
Gunite pools (and their cousins, shotcrete pools) are highly durable, and they can be built in any shape or size.
home.howstuffworks.com /swimming-pool.htm   (1002 words)

 Swimming Pool Accessibility Project
Seventy-three percent of the respondents indicated that each of the pools operated by their agencies had a least one accessible means of entry for people with disabilities and 48% reported more than one.
Swimming pools with more than 300 linear feet of pool wall shall provide at least two accessible means of water entry/exit located on accessible routes.
Pool coping: Changes in level in the pool coping should be no greater than one-half inch and be beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2.
www.ncaonline.org /pools/poolstudy.shtml   (3305 words)

 Swimming Pool
The 5,351 square feet, Z-shaped swimming pool is separated into a diving section, swimming/laps section and a shallow area for smaller children.
In 2004, the main swimming pool was lined with a specially forumualted PVC shell to maintain the structural integrity of the pool for many years to come.
In addition to the swimming area, a wading pool is available to the smaller swimmers.
www.minsteroh.com /pool.htm   (234 words)

 Life Saver Pool Fence : Swimming Pool Safety for Toddlers
All types of survival swim instruction must be reintroduced to the toddler after a period of not being in the pool; as in over the winter months.
A telephone installed at the pool area or the presence of a remote unit, on the other hand, could prove to be an invaluable aid in the event of an accident.
For the pool to be truly isolated and the barriers serve effectively, there must not be a reason to open the pool fence other than to use or service the pool itself.
www.poolfence.com /safepool.htm   (3129 words)

 Swimming Pool   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Modern pool covers are available in a variety of styles and materials, including automated models.
The filters in swimming pools and outdoor spas are periodically backwashed to remove collected material.
Swimming pools seldom need to be drained, so keep those occasions to a minimum.
www.sahra.arizona.edu /programs/water_cons/home/pool_main.htm   (353 words)

 Swimming Pool Enclosures::Swimming Pool Covers::Above Ground Pools
Swimming Pool Enclosures are not expensive and could reduce the risk to a minimal amount.
Swimming Pool Covers are cheap and is one of the most effective ways of doing this.
Swimming Pool Covers can be found from all websites that deal with swimming pools, just search now you`ll have no problem finding one and it could possibly save your alot of time every month.
www.azure-pools.co.uk   (402 words)

 Pool Covers, Swimming Pool Covers & Safety Nets
Pool drownings represent the biggest mortality threat to our small children and anyone's swimming pool is a hazard.
As 35% of all child drownings occur in a neighbors, relation or other's pool we all need to take action to safeguard our children by securing our swimming pools.
While all of our pool covers adhere to the A.S.T.M. bureau's pool safety standards we do not recommend a solid swimming pool cover or mesh pool cover to be used as a pool safety device.
www.advanced-pool-covers.com   (678 words)

 Swimming pool maintenance, pool information and pool problems - POOL WIZARD
Most pool owners have similar complaints about their pool water problems and say things like: "My swimming pool always turns green with algae!", "My eyes and nose burn when I swim and I can smell the chlorine," or "The swimming pool water is cloudy.
The pages dealing with identifying and solving the most common swimming pool problems will no doubt be of use to all pool owners, pool maintainers and swimmers alike.
A section is devoted to the Pool Wizard, a fully patented revolutionary swimming pool accessory using natural minerals, which dramatically reduces pool maintenance and the associated pool chemical costs (such as chlorine, flocculant and algaecide).
www.havuz.org   (556 words)

 Barton Springs Swimming Pool, Zilker Park- Austin Texas
During swimming season all 6 municipal pools have lane lines open all day, and the 27 neighborhood pools have lane lines available sometime during the day.
Swimming classes are held morning and evening at 11 pools.
In recent years, the city has closed the pool when the fecal coliform count was high and posed a threat to swimmers, often the case after a heavy rain.
www.texasoutside.com /bartonpool.htm   (426 words)

 Swimming Pool Safety
Swimming pools are so dangerous in fact, that 300 children under age 5 die and 2,000 more children under age five visit hospital emergency rooms for submersion injuries every year!!!
Sixty-five percent of the incidents happened in a pool owned by the child's family and 33 percent of the incidents happened in a pool owned by friends or relatives.
When the power safety cover is properly in place over the pool, it provides a high level of safety for children under 5 years old by inhibiting their access to the water.
www.liveandlearn.com /pools.html   (1599 words)

 AAP - TIPP: Pool Safety for Children
A swimming pool in the yard can be very dangerous for children.
If possible, do not put a swimming pool in your yard until your children are older than 5 years.
Do not let your child use air-filled "swimming aids" because they are not a substitute for approved life vests and can be dangerous.
www.aap.org /family/tipppool.htm   (375 words)

 Amazon.com: Swimming Pool: Books: Tom Griffiths   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stunning color photographs show many breathtaking outdoor pool environments complemented by spas, gazebos, cabanas, and spectacular views, Although less expensive, above-ground pools are discussed, and some simpler, smaller pools shown, the emphasis is on a far grander and imposing swimming pool habitat.
Written by Tom Griffiths, a well-known expert in pool and safety issues, The Swimming Pool offers invaluable detailed advice on a complete range of relevant topics such as the essentials of designing and constructing a pool, appropriate plantings and landscaping, proper filtration, water chemistry, and safety tips.
The comment that "a (residential) pool 20' x 40' would be considered average" is indicative of the Grifith's ambitious nature; this book is for people looking to build and spend big.
www.amazon.com /Swimming-Pool-Tom-Griffiths/dp/0671882929   (1790 words)

 Pool Terminology, pool glossary, lingo of the pool business, lexicon of the trade
CHLORINE: A member of the halogen family of sanitizers, it's use in swimming pools is in the elemental form of a gas, or as a liquid, granular or tablet compound.
ENZYMES: Used in swimming pool formulations designed to break down and digest oils in a pool or spa similar to the way enzymes are used in oil spill clean-up efforts.
On vinyl liner pools pre fab coping is usually part of an integrated system for the wall, vinyl liner and deck.
www.poolcenter.com /pnlingo.htm   (4890 words)

 ENLmedical.com: Conditions And Concerns: Medical Encyclopedia: Swimming pool granuloma
Swimming pool granulomas appear approximately 6-8 weeks after exposure to the organism.
Swimming pool granulomas are a self-limiting condition cause by Mycobacterium marinium, a relative of the organism that causes tuberculosis.
It is found in swimming pools and aquariums (both fresh-water and salt-water) but apparently not the ocean.
www.enlmedical.com /article/001357.htm   (293 words)

 Swimming Pool Supplies;Pool Supplies:Chemicals, filters and more
Best swimming pool supplies is a resource site for swimming pool owners and for those thinking about installing a swimming pool.
Pools require maintenance, and this can be expensive, especially if you are not sure what you need.
After opening their pools to get them ready for the summer, many pool owners notice that their pool appears to have a small leak.
www.bestswimmingpoolsupplies.com   (302 words)

 Swimming Pool Design - Custom Swimming Pool Plans - Swimming Pool Plan from $188! - Negative Edge Diving Swimming Pool ...
Scale drawings featuring swimming pool plans, deck design and layout, swimming pool equipment, structural, plumbing, electrical details and water features.
Water features, waterfalls, beaches, beach entry pools, commercial swimming pool design plans, islands, benches and tables, diving swimming pools, lap pools, negative (vanishing) edge swimming pools, handicap access and special requirements.
*Swimming pool equipment packages are available at discount prices with free consultation during the construction of your pool.
www.swimmingpoolplan.com   (295 words)

 Swimming Pool Supplies | Swimming Pool Products | Liner, Cover, Filter - Cheap Pool Products
If you feel that the cable that attaches the cover to the pool is too tight and is pulling up on the pool ledges, or is creating excessive weight on the pool, release the cable at once to prevent damage to the pool.
Pool Buster is the worlds first rechargable battery powered, self contained underwater swimming pool vacuum cleaner.
A pool heater is a wise investment as it increases the value of your pool and extends your swimming season.
www.cheappoolproducts.com   (2335 words)

 Swimming Pool
Waterproofing a swimming pool or "underground concrete water tank" requires that the coating and sealants must be capable of retaining a great amount of "negative hydrostatic pressure".
If you feel that your pool is beyond hope, call or e-mail and we will provide specialized information to solve virtually any pool repair problem.
If an in ground liner-type pool is constructed with a concrete bottom you can easily and permanently transform and seal the pool using SANI-TRED® products to eliminate the need to regularly replace liners and eliminate UV damage, puncture and lateral leaking problems associated with liner pools.
www.sanitred.com /SwimmingPool.htm?trackcode=bizcom   (893 words)

 Pool Warehouse Inground Swimming Pool Kits
Pool Warehouse can help you live your dream with buying a swimming pool kit, hot tub, inground pools, saunas, accessories, equipment, supplies and more.
Pool Warehouse is North America's premier direct wholesale leader and is a proud member of the BBB.
Pool Warehouse is North America's premier direct wholesale leader on inground pools, saunas, and hot tubs.
www.poolwarehouse.com   (411 words)

 Swimming Pool (2003): Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier, Charles Dance - PopMatters Film Review
Charlotte Rampling and Ludivine Sagnier in Swimming Pool
And when she finds a pair of abandoned underwear near the pool, she brings them to her room, where she keeps them as a sort of talisman as she writes.
The Swimming Pool, his first English language script (co-written with Emmanuèle Bernheim), concerns creative processes, the search for a subject and a story, the commitment that must be made and the violence that must be done.
www.popmatters.com /film/reviews/s/swimming-pool.shtml   (959 words)

 Amazon.com: Swimming Pool (Unrated Version): DVD: François Ozon,Charlotte Rampling,Ludivine Sagnier,Charles ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Francois Ozon's "Swimming Pool" is a film from Focus Features, who have made such films as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "Brokeback Mountain." It's a good studio and with "Swimming Pool" it again hits the right notes.
Swimming Pool is like a mystery novel, where you can see exactly what direction it's going in but you enjoy it nonetheless.
Swimming Pool has always been in the list of those movies I've heard about but never watched.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005JMIJ?v=glance   (2920 words)

 Swimming Pool - Rotten Tomatoes
Ozon takes us for a dip into a swimming pool that is as tempting as it is out of reach for those who prefer diving into deeper water.
Swimming Pool comes by its 'erotic thriller' label honestly, not merely because the women are naked, but because they deploy their sexuality in a way that's crucial to the narrative.
Swimming Pool is more an exquisite art object than an involving movie.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/swimming_pool   (889 words)

 Swimming Pool Quotes - Online estimates for inground swimming pools.
Swimming Pool Quotes - Online estimates for inground swimming pools.
Complete our online form to receive your free no-obligation estimates for an inground swimming pool, spa or water feature.
Based on your project description and geographic location, we will match you with a qualified pool contractor or designer from our exclusive network.
www.swimmingpoolquotes.com   (101 words)

 Swimming Pool Supplies, Filters, Pumps, Cleaners, & Heaters from POOLplaza
With a salt chlorinator, your pool is sanitized naturally from salt in your pool, without the irritating harsh pool chemicals.
Our simple step-by-step Pool Pump Sizing Page will help you in choosing a pump that is properly sized for your pool.
Our pool cleaner selection guidelines will help you determine how to choose which unit best suited to your pool and its equipment.
www.poolplaza.com   (597 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Wales | South East Wales | Fight to save swimming pool lost
In a statement, the SCW said no date had been set for the closure of the pool but that work on the permanent judo facility, called a dojo, was expected to begin early in the next financial year.
The pool at Sophia Gardens was originally built to train Welsh sportsmen and women but is also used by the public.
Despite a threat to its future in 2001 with the opening of 50m Wales National Pool in Swansea, it was kept to compensate for the closure of Cardiff's Empire Pool in 1998.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/2/hi/uk_news/wales/south_east/7114596.stm   (449 words)

 Pool Supplies, Discount Swimming Pool Supplies, Pool Cleaners, Filters, Heaters
No matter what accessories you are shopping for for your pool, from pool heaters to wholesale pool supplies, you are certain to find them among our great selection of discount pool supplies.
Always one of our most popular pool supplies, the Aquabots are computer controlled, fully automatic swimming pool cleaners that filter, scrub, and vacuum pool bottoms, sidewalls, and waterlines.
Landscape and pool fountains make your backyard and pool more attractive and add the soothing sound of tumbling water.
www.poolmerchants.com   (382 words)

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