6th Nov 2015


Hi Jerome


Nice to meet you today.


I have a pool at my house that was done by my landscape gardener, and I think it has way too much algae.


Would you be able to advise me?






We receive this kind of message more and more frequently. As the concept of Natural Swimming Pools becomes more widely known, everyone and their dad is trying their hand. More often than not it results in a mess of algae because people do not understand the basic principles of how to establish aquatic ecosystems that are not algae factories. More often than not, the fundamental design is so flawed that the whole thing needs to be redesigned, removed and started over. Best is to consult professionals who know what they are doing!!!! Would you take your car to be fixed by a fitter and turner? EcoPools are not garden ponds and they are not terrestrial landscapes. They are sophisticated pieces of BioEngineering, designed to deliver clear, high quality water, and out-compete algae with minimal power use. If you think this is easy to achieve, then why oh why would there be specialist companies and international regulations? 

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