Avoid cut feet & tile failure in your pool!

If you are getting complaints about feet being cut in your swimming pool then chances are this is due to recessed grout exposing sharp tile edges. Recessed grout isn’t just a health and… Continue reading

Yellow, green or black… which algae do you have?

If your pool is looking tired and old, it may be that it just needs a clean. Algae can grow on the tiles and grout joints, making the pool look grubby.    … Continue reading

Hold on tight – is there an accident waiting to happen in your pool?

‘Handrails, steps and ladders providing access to the pool must be of sufficient strength and firmly fixed to the surround and tank walls.’ Extract from Article 87 in the Managing health and safety… Continue reading

Did you know pool divers require a medical to work?

Did you know that divers require a certificate of fitness in order to work underwater? The Health and Safety Executive stipulate diver training and health requirements in order for a person to be… Continue reading

Did you know divers require a medical to work?

Did you know that divers require a certificate of fitness in order to work underwater? The Health and Safety Executive stipulate diver training and health requirements in order for a person to be… Continue reading

Commercial and Specialised Diving are part of the jet set!

Weed and marine growth can rapidly form a layer of life over surfaces underwater, especially during the summer. In order for surfaces to be visually inspected this layer of growth needs to be… Continue reading

Water, water everywhere… but do you know if it is safe to drink?

Water is classed in many different ways, but what are the differences between potable, raw and dirty water? Potable Water Potable water is drinking water. The water can be used in the preparation… Continue reading

Going with the flow – Culverts

Culverts are a structure that allows water to flow under another structure, normally a footpath, road or railway line. A simple culvert may be a pipe under a road, while a more complex… Continue reading

Welding Underwater – The Shocking Truth!

Did you know Commercial & Specialised Diving can arc weld underwater? Welding underwater needs specialist skills and equipment, all of which Commercial & Specialised Diving can provide. Arc welding underwater (also called stick… Continue reading

Seaworthy Inspection- When did you last inspect your hull?

All ships need regular inspection and maintenance to ensure they remain seaworthy. There are a few options for this. One way is to do a visual inspection of the ship in dry dock.… Continue reading