Aquatic Basket Strainers

The Dawn of Underwater HVAC Systems

Hydropolis was a creature of its time and place. The time was the mid 2000s and its booming real estate market; the place was Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, a city celebrated for its flashiness and over-excess. Hydropolis was slated to become the world’s first fully underwater hotel, a series of structures that would in total have cost $300 million to construct. Complete with Plexiglass windows that would have allowed visitors to gaze out into the dim waters of the Persian Gulf, as well as coming equipped with 5-star dining and fitness facilities (and an underwater movie theater where that came from), the project has yet to see any development beyond mere blueprints. Read more...

Changing Public Pool Trends

This year there has been an increase in demand for construction of new homes and renovation of old homes in the U.S. Americans are finally willing to spend after years of economic woes, but should buyers be as eager to invest in luxury items like a pool? Read more...

The Importance of Basket Strainers

Hair and lint strainers used in commercial pools are a very important part of the filtration system of the pool. This simple devise is used to remove large objects, like jewelry, adhesive bandages, hair, lint and almost anything that can come out of a bathing suit pocket or even things that are thrown in the pool. The damaging materials aren’t always from the swimmers; leaves, stems, and rocks often make their way into pools. After a few years of cleaning filter baskets, it’s hard to be surprised at what you find.  Removing these objects from the line will protect the pump and downstream filtration equipment. Read more...

Anatomy of an Aquatic Basket Strainer

Basket strainers for commercial aquatic facilities, including aquariums, municipal pools, and zoos, are important parts of the suction sides of the pool recirculation systems used in those installations.Selecting the right aquatic basket strainer when building a new facility or replacing existing equipment are important choices that should be based in a solid understanding of how aquatic basket strainers work and the options available. To aid in this decision-making process, we’ve outlined the anatomy of a commercial aquatic basket strainer. Read more...

How Basket Strainers Protect Pool Recirculation Systems

Pool recirculation suction systems are important parts of any commercial pool installation. They remove debris and impurities from the pool water and keep it moving. If set up and maintained properly, a pool recirculation system will guarantee a clean pool and happy swimmers.While regular maintenance is crucial to maintaining your pool recirculation suction system, selecting the right equipment is also important for ensuring that your system works correctly and remains fully functional. Read more...