Are your outlet grilles a lethal danger to swimmers?

‘There should be at least two outlets per suction line at a sufficient distance apart to prevent a body being drawn or trapped by two suction line outlets. The amount of suction produced… Continue reading

Do not drain your pool at Christmas!

Christmas is a traditional time for leisure centres to shut down and carry out annual maintenance on their swimming pool. This can involve draining the pool dry, however doing so could cost more… Continue reading

Sparkle Clean

When new pools are built or old ones are refurbished a lot of debris can be generated by the building work. Dust and dirt can settle on the pool floor with dropped fixings… Continue reading

Did you know? – As a client you are responsible for divers safety

When engaging the services of a diving contractor the client is responsible for ensuring the work is conducted safely. Clients need to ensure the diving contractor can carry out the task safely. This… Continue reading

Diver communications – What happens if they fail

There are several ways to communicate to a diver underwater, however, the communications used by commercial divers are embedded within their air delivery hose system called an umbilical. The umbilical also doubles as… Continue reading

How to deal with broken glass in your pool

It is every pool owners worst nightmare… getting broken glass in a swimming pool. Broken glass is a major cutting hazard in pools as it is extremely difficult to see. It lies on… Continue reading

Lock Gate Refurbishment

Canals formed the backbone of transport around the country during the industrial revolution in the mid 1800’s. Today the canals are still used, however instead of being used for industrial use, they are… Continue reading

Working off vessels in coastal areas

Diving work platforms used for civil engineering and maritime construction projects come in many different guises.   Commercial & Specialised Diving often work off a multitude of vessels in order to safely access… Continue reading

River Weed Clearance

Weed growth in rivers can often occur quite rapidly during the summer. High light levels coupled with warm water and nutrient run off from farmer’s fields all promote a growth spurt. On occasion… Continue reading

Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo 2017

A big thank you to all of our existing and new customers who came to visit us at the Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo in September at Excel. It is always good… Continue reading