Thursday, May 5, 2011

More Tips On Making Your Swimming Pool Safer Vs Legal Requirements

We all know there are legal requirements for making our swimming pools safe. However, there is a lot more you can do, from the placement of your pool pump, to keeping your pool area tidy. This article looks at the little things that can cause big problems later. Small issues that are not generally covered in pool safety topics.

Swimming pool
Photo: TimoOK

  • Electrical. Your pool filtration system will generally run on electricity. Most homes do not have a separate fuse or circuit breaker for the power supply to the system. Installing this is a very sensible idea. We never know when power issues may strike. A little costly perhaps, but well worth the investment.

Monday, May 2, 2011

National Plan To Make Swimming Requirements

From fencing to having the right pool pump, there are quite a few requirements to having a pool. We all know that there are certain requirements to having a swimming pool in your home, and those laws will get a shake-up this year. Qld has been at the forefront with the introduction of mandatory pool registrations, that as actually been slowed down by recent flooding and other disasters, but more than that, expect new national laws to simplify the way pools and ownership is managed across the country this year.


  • Another Child. As a precursor to the meeting in February, another child drowned in a small inflatable swimming pool in Wagga Wagga, and just goes to show, even in a little water, a child can still drown.