AquaTech: Best Practice for Pool and Aquatic Facility Operators

AquaTech: Best Practice for Pool and Aquatic Facility Operators

By: Human Kinetics (author)Paperback

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Description

"AquaTech" provides easy-to-understand explanations of the key elements of pool care and gives the reader the practical knowledge to handle both day-to-day operations and troubleshooting situations. Over 150 full-colour photos and 19 detailed illustrations offer a visual depiction of commercial pool care procedures. Special "best practices tables" throughout the book highlight proven ideas for diagnosing, preventing and solving common pool care troubles such as inadequate circulation or filtration, disruptions in sanitation levels, damage caused by unbalanced water and pool workplace safety concerns.With "AquaTech" the reader will learn how swimming pool circulation, filtration and disinfection systems function to provide clear, clean and warm water and how to maintain water quality through proper testing and monitoring and make evaluations and adjustments to diagnose and solve common water problems.It also covers how to prevent the spread of recreational water illnesses and pathogens (bloodborne, contact and airborne); how to keep the facility attractive through routine, preventive and seasonal maintenance; how to prepare for a competitive event such as a swim meet; how to safeguard a facility in the event of severe weather and important spa and warm water pool operation procedures, safety measures and precautions. Whether maintaining the pool plant systems, taking steps to reduce risk and increase safety, or tracking the condition of the pool water, use "AquaTech" as a handbook to make every day a clean and pleasant day at the pool.

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About Author

Human Kinetics is the premier knowledge integrator in the physical activity field, producing innovative and informative textbooks and their ancillaries, consumer books, software, media, CDs, journals and distance education courses.

Contents

Chapter 1. Why Each Pool Is Unique; Chapter 2. How a Pool Circulation System Works; Chapter 3. How Filtration Systems Work; Chapter 4. How Chemical Feed and Automation Systems Work; Chapter 5. How to Test the Water; Chapter 6. How to Sanitize and Oxidize the Water; Chapter 7. How to Balance the Water; Chapter 8. How to Control Exposure to Pathogens; Chapter 9. How to Operate Safely; Chapter 10. How to Perform Routine and Preventive Maintenance; Chapter 11. How to Perform Seasonal and Special Maintenance; Chapter 12. How to Safely Operate Spa and Warm Water Pools.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780736065603
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780736065603
  • weight: 984
  • ISBN10: 0736065601

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  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
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