Since natural swimming pools use the same biological processes of filtration and sanitation as lakes and streams, there is a theoretical risk of harmful algae blooms as seen above. These algae blooms have been known to close beaches, and are generally a result of excess phytoplankton growth. Blue-Green algae (Cyanobacteria) is the most common phytoplankton … Read more
If you’ve thought about ways to live a more sustainable life, you’re not alone. In the last 5 years, there has been a 71% increase in the popularity of searches for sustainable goods. With a large increase in the demand for swimming pools, as many people continue to work from home, it is worth discussing the relationship between these two trends. Of the 10.4 million swimming pools in the United States, just about every one is treated with chemicals, which is not sustainable by any means.
Our founder, CEO, and President, James Robyn, recently contributed to the National Association of Realtors® latest article – The Pandemic Pool Frenzy Continues. James explains how BioNova® Natural Pools offers a natural, chemical-free option to chlorine and salt-water pools and how we have reduced the cost and space requirements with our new BioPool®.
If you want to join an organization that wants to make a difference concerning human health and the environment, then the Association for Swimming Ponds and Natural Swimming Pools (ASPNSP) wants you as a member!
Thursday, March 25 2021 Join Liz Pulvur Landscape Architect and Allen Schnaak BioNova® in a conversation about the benefits of natural vs. traditional pools (with chemicals), understand the maintenance and budget implications of natural pools, and how to retrofit a pool you already have.
Hello readers, and thanks for visiting the BioNova blog once again. We are switching to a bi-weekly blog schedule to write more inclusive articles with a variety topics you want to read. Comments and suggestions give us great feedback, so let us know what you think. Let’s jump in together! “Backyarding” is a New Normal … Read more
As we put 2020 behind us, we look toward a new administration, a vaccine roll-out, and another busy year for natural swimming pools. The COVID-19 pandemic seemed to accelerate the “cocooning” instinct of families who had to stay home all summer. Without vacation destinations and summer camps, families looked to their own backyards for recreation. … Read more