Hayward Pool Products (Elizabeth, NJ) has introduced AquaRite 900, a salt chlorination unit featuring an extended-life TurboCell that produces 25 percent more chlorine during its service life. Available in two Expert Line models – one for pools holding up to 25,000 gallons, the other for pools with up to 40,000 gallons – the systems can cut chlorine costs in half. For details, click here.
Aquatic Access (Louisville, KY) manufactures a custom canine lift for use around pools and spas. The platform rotates 360 degrees, operates on water pressure from a hose or dedicated line, can support up to 200 pounds and features removable gates at both ends. The platform and gates are made of polyethylene; the railings are stainless steel. For details, click here.
EP Minerals (Reno, NV) now offers CelaPool, a low-dust diatomaceous-earth pool-filtration aid that is easy to handle and creates less mess. The product comes in a leak-proof, thermally sealed plastic bag, is available in six-, 12- and 24-pound sizes and clears and cleans the water in the same way conventional formulations do – but without the dust. For details, click here.
Hayward Pool Products (Elizabeth, NJ) has unveiled AquaPod 2.0, a wireless, handheld remote that now features a 4.3-inch touchscreen interface and an over-molded sealed design. Waterproof and rechargeable, the units offer intuitive control of pools, spas and other outdoor features from inside the home, out in the backyard or even in the water. For details, click here.
Speck Pumps (Jacksonville, FL) now offers the BaduJet super-sport II, a swim jet featuring suction and discharge in a one-piece, dual-nozzle housing with recessed jets, a volume control, power switch and LED light located on its face. Designed for new construction or retrofits, the unit has an anti-entrapment cover that provides undetectable suction. For details, click here.
Zodiac Pool Systems (Vista, CA) announces the release of the MX8 Elite suction-side pool cleaner. Featuring a wide cleaning path with cyclonic scrubbing action, the units offer deep cleaning with brushes that constantly stay in touch with pool surfaces all the way up to the tile line to spin, scrub and remove fine and stuck-on debris including algae. For details, click here.
AutoPilot (St. Petersburg, FL) offers the Pool Pilot Total Control System as an accurate, reliable way to maintain balanced pool and spa water. The salt chlorinator interfaces with smart-pool systems and includes a monitor that tracks flow, temperature and salt level as well as pH, activating an acid pump as needed to keep the pH within a specified range. For details, click here.
Hayward Pool Products (Elizabeth, NJ) announces the new TriVac 700 pressure cleaner for swimming pools. With top-skimming and bottom/wall cleaning modes, theExpert Line cleaner captures both floating and sunken debris in its large filter bag. The unit also features the company’s AquaDrive propulsion system to quickly cover pools of any size or shape. For details, click here.
ClearWater Tech (San Luis Obispo, CA) offers a digital product catalog covering its full line of cabinet and wall- or skid-mounted ozone-generating systems – including systems for swimming pools, spas and waterfeatures as well as aquariums, zoos and aquaculture applications. The 20-page, full-color booklet also covers peripheral equipment. For details, click here.
Hayward Pool Products (Elizabeth, NJ) has introduced the Navigator V-Flex, a clog-free, suction-side, Expert Line cleaner that features an internal turbine design to increase suction while allowing the cleaner to operate efficiently at the lower flow rates encountered with variable-speed pumps. Upgrade kits are available to bring current units fully up to date. For details, click here.
S.R. Smith (Canby, OR) manufactures Color Light Streams, a line including laminar jets, star-floor systems and lighted bubblers. The low-voltage, five-watt LED lights are available in six colors: white, blue, green, red, amber and purple. Each system comes with 100 feet of cable and a controller that creates color-changing and disco-style displays. For details, click here.
VacCare (Simi Valley, CA) produces the Model AR300 automatic air-relief safety valve for use in releasing trapped air within a pool/spa filter. Designed to replace existing pressure gauges and manual valves, the units protect the equipment and anyone who works with it – pool operators and technicians as well as homeowners – from accidental blow-offs. For details, click here.
H2O Flow (Sylvania, OH) has introduced the FlowVis Flow Meter, an affordable, reliable control device designed specifically for pools, spas, fountains and waterfeatures. Available in five sizes from 1.5 to 4 inches, the easy-to-install units function as both flow-measuring units (crucial to efficient use of variable-speed pumps) and as fully functional check valves. For details, click here.