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Brisbane Covid-19 Update

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29/03/21




Brisbane Lockdown 



To our valued customers,


During this lockdown period our retail locations will be closed however our service technicians will be working with appropriate social distanced precautions taken.


This will start at 5pm on the 29/03/2021 and go for three days unless otherwise noted.


We will be constantly updating you on the situation and more information will be available on our facebook and website. We wish everyone to stay safe and work with us in these difficult times. 




Best Regards


The JC Team

JC Pool Services Monthly January 2021

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JCPOOLS MONTHLY

COVID-19 AND POOLS

This month we talk about the conditions and give a summary of the best way to own a swimming pool and live with COVID-19.

If swimming pools are being chlorinated in accordance with current recommendations & best practices, Is this sufficient to inactivate COVID-19 virus? And should users do anything differently?

CAN CHLORINE DEACTIVATE COVID-19

The World Health Organization states that a residual concentration of free chlorine of >0.5ppm in the pool after at least 30 minutes of contact time, at a pH of <8 is sufficient to kill Covid-19 viruses. 

Which means that, not only can chlorine act as a disinfectant, but can also tackle the virus taken into the pool by a swimmer.

UV SANITISERS

UV disinfection amplifies the efficiency of chlorine based sanitizing methods, to give an extra level of protection.

WHAT TO REMEMBER

Maintaining the correct level of FREE CHLORINE and the correct pH is essential to provide disinfection. 

To maximise safety:

  1. Maintain the pH between 7.2 & 7.6, ensure you are adding the required amount of Hydrochloric Acid.
  2. Ensure that the level of FREE CHLORINE is held above 0.5-1ppm at all times.
  3. To amplify the spectrum of disinfection, the use of UV is highly recommended.
  4. Continuous measurement of pH & Chlorine levels, using an analyser, is recommended, so that the users are fully informed about the water’s quality.
  5. Keep the alkalinity in check, as that will help to maintain the pH balanced.
  6. Consider using a chlorine dioxide precursor, as this will remove any biofilm build-up further reducing the chance of bacteria and virus build-up within the water.
  7. If you are treating an algal bloom, use an algaecide in conjunction with the chlorine. These products work synergistically in treating the algae and will allow the chlorine to do its job of killing off bacteria and viruses.

OTHER SUGGESTIONS

Adequate personal hygiene should be maintained, washing your hands with soap is the minimum, though it is recommended that the bathers shower before & after swimming. Keep the surrounding areas of the pool including showers, ladders & equipment disinfected using products specially indicated for this use.

Brisbane Covid-19 Update

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Brisbane Covid-19 Update (8/01/2021)

To All our Customers Due to Unforseen curcumstances with the recent outbreak we will be closed From 5pm Friday the 8th until Tuesday the 12th when we open unless otherwise advised. We are sorry about any inconvenience that this may cause. Stay safe. 

From the JC Team 

For more information for  call 1300 117 665 or contact one of our three pool shop locations in Norman Park, Fairfield, Wishart.

JC Pool Services Monthly - July

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Swimming pools and covid-19 best practices

This month we talk about the conditions and give a summary of the best way to own a swimming pool and live with COVID-19.

If swimming pools are being chlorinated in accordance with current recommendations & best practices, Is this sufficient to inactivate COVID-19 virus? And should users do anything differently?

Can chlorine Deactivate COVID-19

The World Health Organization states that a residual concentration of free chlorine of >0.5ppm in the pool after at least 30 minutes of contact time, at a pH of under 8 is sufficient to kill Covid-19 viruses, which means that not only can chlorine act as a disinfectant, but can also tackle the virus taken into the pool by a swimmer.

UV Sanitisers

UV disinfection amplifies the efficiency of chlorine based sanitizing methods, to give an extra level of protection.

What to Remember

Maintaining the correct level of FREE CHLORINE and the correct pH is essential to provide disinfection. To maximise safety:

  1. Maintain the pH between 7.2 & 7.6, ensure you are adding the required amount of Hydrochloric Acid.
  2. Ensure that the level of FREE CHLORINE is held above 0.5-1ppm at all times.
  3. To amplify the spectrum of disinfection, the use of UV is highly recommended.
  4. Continuous measurement of pH & Chlorine levels, using an analyser, is recommended, so that the users are fully informed about the water’s quality.
  5. Keep the alkalinity in check, as that will help to maintain the pH balanced.
  6. Consider using a chlorine dioxide precursor, as this will remove any biofilm build-up further reducing the chance of bacteria and virus build-up within the water.
  7. If you are treating an algal bloom, use an algaecide in conjunction with the chlorine. These products work synergistically in treating the algae and will allow the chlorine to do its job of killing off bacteria and viruses.

Other Suggestions

Adequate personal hygiene should be maintained, washing your hands with soap is the minimum, though it is recommended that the bathers shower before & after swimming. Keep the surrounding areas of the pool including showers, ladders & equipment disinfected using products specially indicated for this use.

If you have any other questions regarding the swimming pool topics covered above do not hesitate to call 1300 117 665 or visit one of our three pool store locations, Norman Park, Fairfield and Wishart.

Zodiac EvoluX iQ Robotic Pool Cleaner

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The new Zodiac EvoluX iQ Robotic Pool Cleaner available this season the next evolution in Zodiac’s long pedigree in robotic swimming pool cleaners, combining the best of older line ups and providing advanced features to EvoluX range. Ranges of the EvoluX iQ will include the EX4000 iQ, EX5000 iQ, EX6000 iQ, to find out which model will suit you best contact us today.

The new Zodiac EvoluX iQ robotic swimming pool cleaner

New features for the Zodiac EvoluX robotic pool cleaner line up is as follows:

  1. Standard 100 micron filter basket, for all those fine debris getting the best of both worlds with a large basket to capture big leaves but still able to filter down fine enough to get little debris like sand.
  2. Optional 60 micron basket for those fine dust particles.
  3. Clear window over the canister that allows a visual inspection of how much debris is in the cleaner without having to remove it from the pool.
  4. SensorNavSystem
  5. A smart cycle that calculates the optimal time for each swimming pool.
  6. Pressure sensor providing superior wall climbing and water line cleaning.
  7. Water temerator sensor
  8. Climate Care Certified

A new feature that use to be reserved for the top the line swimming pool cleaners in the Zodiac range that has now become a standard to the EvoluX range is iAqualink control allowing for control over wifi anywhere in the world, providing there is an internet connection. iAqualink allows for remote control modem setting a seven day timer for when you are away on holidays for that long business trip, lift system to help remove the pool cleaner pointing the cleaner directly at you and driving up and out of the pool with little assistance, smart cleaning mode and display of water temperature.

The Zodiac EvoluX robotic pool cleaner range will be available this summer 2020.

For more information regarding the Zodiac EvoluX range of swimming pool cleaners call 1300 117 665 or contact one of our three pool shop locations in Norman Park, Fairfield, Wishart.