ControlOMatic (Grass Valley, CA) offers MegaChlor, a salt chlorine generator for pools and spas with capacities up to 17,000 gallons. Designed for easy installation, the self-contained electrolytic process uses low salt concentrations to generate free chlorine and has a timer to adjust chlorine output along with LED lights that indicate the salt level. For details, click here.
Chemtrol (Santa Barbara, CA) has introduced the PC2100 Controller for automatic management of ORP and pH along with a display of the Langelier Saturation Index. Designed with improved electronics, a large eight-line screen display and a USB port for easy data downloads, there’s also an optional sensor for levels of free chlorine. For details, click here.
Prozone (Huntsville, AL) produces the PZ2-1 and PZ2-2 compressor-driven ozonators for commercial pools and spas. Designed for fast installation, quiet operation and maximum ozone production, the units have multiple lamps designed to sanitize water in pools up to 25,000 gallons and in spas up to 10,000 gallons. For details, click here.
Clearwater Tech (San Luis Obispo, CA) manufactures Microzone CD550, a corona-discharge ozone generator for small bodies of water, including spas, ornamental waterfeatures and aquariums. Easy to install and maintain, the wall-mounted unit requires no air preparation and reduces or eliminates chemical dosing while eliminating odors. For details, click here.
Sheer Water Designs (Spring Hill, FL) manufactures Sheer Rain, a water curtain that features either one or two rows of streaming, falling water. One row includes 48 streams per linear foot and flows at a rate of a half-gallon per minute, per foot. The double row features 96 streams at one gallon per foot. White is the standard color, but others are available. For details, click here.
Speck Pumps (Jacksonville, FL) produces ES90-II variable-speed pumps for swimming pools. Made with permanent-magnet, brushless DC motors, the medium-head units are controlled by advanced-logic electronics that reduce operating costs, energy usage and noise. Corrosion and chemical/UV resistant, they operate at voltages from 110 to 250 volts. For details, click here.
Pentair Commercial Aquatics (Sanford, NC) produces the Stark Series of sand filters for commercial applications. Configurable to meet all needs, the units can be installed side by side or end to end and can also be stacked. Designed for easy installation and maintenance, they are available with either standard or custom influent and effluent placements. For details, click here.
RicoRock (Orlando, FL) manufactures Texas Two-Step, a cast-concrete rockwork system used to add a waterfall as part of a pool or spa renovation. Made up of eight lightweight pieces, the base sections have a lip that wraps over the coping for a built-in look and components install easily to provide an aesthetically pleasing cascade that won’t leak. For details, click here.
Kona Labs (Kailua-Kona, HI) manufactures the LevelSmart autofill kit for most pools, spas, ponds, fountains and other watershapes. Easy to retrofit with no deck destruction and simple to install with new projects, the system operates with up to 1,000 feet of communication distance and has a built-in fail-safe system that eliminates overfilling. For details, click here.
Pleatco (Glen Cove, NY) manufactures the Advanced line of filter cartridges. Made using a uniformly bonded filtration medium that contains more fibers per unit area, the units have greater dirt-holding capacity than standard filtration fabrics and are designed to operate at lower pressure and with better flow for longer service intervals and cartridge life. For details, click here.
S.R. Smith (Canby, OR) manufactures SwimWall Systems to bring lane-length flexibility to larger commercial and completion pools. The units are positioned on the pool floor when not in use. When filled with air, they rise into a vertical position to form a barrier designed to fit around lane lines, effectively doubling the number of available lanes. For details, click here.
Spectrum Aquatics (Missoula, MT) offers the Motion Trek BP 350 Deluxe, a UL-listed, battery-operated, ADA-compliant pool lift with a 350-pound lifting capacity. Self-operable from the deck or in the water, the units feature coated, all-stainless-steel construction and can be installed in new or existing decks with setbacks from six to 22 inches. For details, click here.
CMP (Newnan, GA) has introduced Brilliant Wonders LED Waterfall 2, an illuminated waterfall system that allows for custom-cutting and use on curving walls. The cutting can be done at the factory or in the field, and the system features a sawtooth-embedded lip for interesting flow in addition to easy LED service via a front-side panel. For details, click here.