Category Archive: Swimming Pools

Outdoor Lido Handrails

Draining a 90x30m pool can be immensely expensive so Commercial and Specialised Diving was called in to repair the handrails at this outdoor lido.


Top Tip – Proud Grille Fixings

Even the most eagle eyed maintenance manager would struggle to spot these common pool hazards from the surface

Don’t Let Your Outdoor Pool or Lido Float Away This Autumn!

Be aware! Outdoor pools, without any water in them, act as boats within the water table. As the water table rises due to heavy rainfall, those boats may just decide to try and head for the sea!

Remedials to Hazards Between Swimming Sessions

Providing the best service possible to our clients is of paramount importance to CSD and in order to achieve this we often have to work to a tight schedule. Few recent projects have… Continue reading

Internal Scum Channel Grilles

Despite their seemingly awkward location, Commercial and Specialised Diving are able to fit high density polyethylene (HDPE) grilles over these scum channel outlets

Emergency Remedials for Tiling Failure

Major problems at swimming pools that may lead to them being shut for safety reasons can happen at any time and with no warning, this is particularly true for tiling issues. For this… Continue reading

Supplement your H&S checks with an underwater survey

One of the biggest challenges when running a swimming pool is ensuring it meets health and safety standards to ensure the safety of customers using the pool. To help ensure this most pools… Continue reading

Balance Tank Manhole Covers

In order to maintain water quality within a swimming pool with a balance tank the HSE recognises the PWTAG (Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group) Code of Practice recommendations. These state that balance tanks should be… Continue reading

Annual Balance Tank Cleaning

The swimming pool balance tank is an important but often forgotten feature in the pool filtration system that plays a significant role in maintaining a constant water level in deck level and spa… Continue reading

Refurbishment of Two School Swimming Pools

After completing a Health and Safety condition report of two swimming pools, a competition and teaching pool, earlier on in the year for a school in Hampshire CSD highlighted some recommended remedials.  With the… Continue reading