PMID: 36429Jun 1, 1979

A bacteriological investigation of two leisure centre swimming pools disinfected with ozone

The Journal of Hygiene
T D Wyatt, T S Wilson

Abstract

A bacteriological study was carried out on the first Leisure Centre swimming pools in the United Kingdom to be disinfected with ozone/chlorine. Results suggested that a free chlorine concentration of approximately 0.8 mg/l was necessary to maintain the pools in a bacteriologically satisfactory condition. This amount of free chlorine was similar to that required when the pool was disinfected with chlorine alone. However, the associated amount of combined chlorine was much lower when disinfection was by ozone/chlorine and this gave more acceptable bathing conditions. Implications for the manamgement of pools disinfected by this method are discussed.

References

Oct 1, 1977·Applied and Environmental Microbiology·J H Standridge, D J Lesar
Nov 1, 1977·British Journal of Industrial Medicine·B C Campbell, A W Baird
Apr 1, 1970·American Journal of Public Health and the Nation's Health·A P BlackW E Harlan

Citations

Sep 1, 1981·American Journal of Public Health·B H KeswickS M Goyal
Jul 9, 2013·Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America·Valérie Bougault, Louis-Philippe Boulet

Related Concepts

Chlorine
Disinfection
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Ground Level Ozone
Sterilization for Infection Control
Swimming Pools
Water Microbiology

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