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2021 E-Newsletter Archive

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SubjectDate Published
Welcome to the PWTAG Newsletter

  • Occurrence of Cryptosporidium Oocysts in Leisure Pools in the UK, 2017, and Modelling of Oocyst Contamination Events
  • Lightning – emergency planning for swimming pools
23 August 2021
Pools post lockdown30 July 2021
Welcome to the PWTAG Newsletter

  • Microbiological testing of pool water
  • Guidance from HSE on Covid spot checks and inspections
26 May 2021
Welcome to the PWTAG Newsletter

  • Lowering pH – no problem
30 April 2021
Welcome to the PWTAG Newsletter

  • Revision of TN44
9 April 2021
Welcome to the PWTAG Newsletter

  • Government announces £100m to help leisure centres
  • Presentations from PWTAG virtual conference
25 March 2021
Welcome to the PWTAG Newsletter

  • Ventilation and air conditioning during the coronavirus pandemic
  • Ventilation of indoor spaces to stop the spread of coronavirus
16 March 2021
PWTAG Conference: One week to go24 February 2021
PWTAG Conference Programme now live18 February 2021
See a range of exciting speakers4 February 2021
2021 PWTAG Virtual Conference20 January 2021

2020 E-Newsletter Archive

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SubjectDate Published
Save the date for the 2021 PWTAG Virtual Conference23 December 2020
Technical Note 60

  • TN60 – understanding and determining the importance of the active free chlorine content of the free chlorine test
  • HSE eBulletin – ventilation and air conditioning
17 December 2020
Temporary closure of pools in Lockdown 2

  • TN44: Guidance on temporary pool closure
  • Early guidance on using sodium hypochlorite
9 November 2020
Technical Note 5120 October 2020
Technical Note 44 updated13 October 2020
Tribute to Andy Elphick5 October 2020
Updates to Technical Notes 2 and 467 September 2020
Tribute to Dr Phil Penny29 August 2020
TN 50: Pool filter specification4 August 2020
TN 47: Spa pool and hot tub after Covid-19 shutdown13 July 2020
Safe aquatic physiotherapy practice – Covid-19 pandemic9 July 2020
TN 44: Disinfecting coronavirus – updated8 July 2020
TN48: Swimming pool covers – in practice
TN49: Swimming pool circulation pumps and variable speed drives
6 July 2020
TN 46: Swimming pool technical operation following Covid 19 shutdown19 June 2020
TN 44 and TN 45: Reopening a pool after Covid-19 shutdown and
disinfecting coronavirus
23 May 2020
Managing Legionella during coronavirus pandemic9 April 2020
Guidance on temporary pool closure20 March 2020
Social distancing and FAQs during coronavirus pandemic18 March 2020
Coronavirus update11 March 2020
Novel coronavirus information6 March 2020
PWTAG at Spatex 202027 January 2020

2019 E-Newsletter Archive

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SubjectDate Published
Pre-Christmas update and look ahead to 202019 December 2019
New blog released – the value of swimming28 November 2019
Conference countdown is on30 October 2019
PWTAG Conference 20198 October 2019
Date and first details of PWTAG conference confirmed8 August 2019
Change of Contact Details27 March 2019