Outback Travel Centre, Mount Newman
At 18m x 5m x 1.5m deep this is the largest fibreglass pool manufactured by Aqua Technics Commercial to date. The Capricorn Roadhouse was being redeveloped to cater for tourism as well as FIFO accommodation and therefore required a pool that would be aesthetically appealing, as well as functional and easy to maintain. Installing a Pool ColourGuard® fibreglass pool was attractive not only because it satisfied this criteria, but because it could be installed and operational within the limited timeframe available, with minimal supervision or exposure to delays.
The pool was manufactured in 4 segments and spliced together in Aqua Technics Commercial’s Welshpool factory. Joints were concealed by a row of ceramic tiles inlaid in a moulded recess and the 18m pool transported to site by road. There it was craned into a pre-excavated hole and a team of 3 people from Aqua Technics Commercial supervised and completed the installation within 5 days. This comprised backfilling the pool with a sand cement mix, filling it with water, laying headers and installing the pool equipment. The concourse, shade structures and surrounds were completed subsequently by others, to create an appealing recreational feature with which the client is pleased.