Tag Archive: Vortex

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

Vortex Danger!

Whilst carrying out a free-of-charge site visit at a leisure centre in the Midlands this month, our team detected a small whirlpool or ‘vortex’ on the surface of the water – a sure… Continue reading

Is a Vortex Visible on the Surface of your Pool?

Outlet grilles located on the pool floor are often fascinating  features to children when they first learn to swim underwater, particularly when the water suction is strong enough to be felt. Although entertaining,… Continue reading