Canada’s first chemical-free public outdoor pool
31st October, 2019
Residents of Edmonton in Canada are now enjoying the country’s first chemical-free public outdoor pool. Borden Park Natural Swimming Pool was developed in response to a public consultation and replaces a 1950s facility.
The large-scale pool site can accommodate 400 swimmers and provides facilities including a children’s pool, a deep pool, outdoor showers, a sandy beach and picnic areas.
But the biggest challenge for designers gh3* was to create an environmentally healthy and natural filtration process that would still meet the high-quality water control standards required.
gh3* has developed a pool technology that cleanses the water through stone, gravel, sand, and botanic filtering processes. The result is an unsterilized, chemical– and disinfectant–free filtering system.