We recommend to all our customers with tourist use biopools to apply for Biosphere Responsible Tourism certification. Biosphere Responsible Tourism attributes and recognizes the work of companies in the tourism sector, certifying their good sustainability practices in line with their various international references and always striving for a strong balance between the three pillars [...]
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Species foreign to Portuguese fauna could be a problem to be solved in a biological pool. So far there have been cases of two types of animals from other corners of the world, introduced in Portugal, to colonize a biological pool. The first group are the exotic tortoises. Unlike the two species of turtles [...]
Another prize for "Chão do Rio" village tourism in Travancinha, Seia. This time it was awarded with "5 estrelas Portugal" in the "rural tourism" category. "This award stands out for the fact that it were consumers who chose us as winners", says Catarina Vieira from "Chão do Rio". The results obtained in the tests [...]
At the margins of a biological pool we can find some edible plants. Since water quality provides favorable conditions for these species, they are making part of the range of choice of their designers. Mint (Mentha aquatica) imparts a strong perfume to Menthol because all parts of the plant are rich in etheric oils. [...]
Bio Piscinas, Lda. has the great honor to accept the invitation to contribute to the LIFE RELICT project. The project was born out of the desire to preserve a rare habitat in Europe, dominated by plants that witnessed the forests of laurissilva that occupied the Iberian Peninsula in past geological times when the climate [...]
BioVAC has thick and thin filtration units and cleans different forms of bath zones sealed with liner. It works with coarse filtration (> 300 microns) with removable filters and following a fine filtration (<20 microns) for sediment using thin polymer fiber filter. The filter cassette can be easily removed from above and cleaned with [...]
We can already speak of a small tradition: the Resort Club Med of Balaia in Albufeira is every year the first tourist unit to open its biological pool for its guests. From the 18th of February the biological pool invites to a bath. Even being in the Algarve, the water temperature was not more [...]
The calculation is as simple as impressive: 200 biological pools in the country with an average size of 250 m2 are making a total area of 50,000 m2 or 5 hectares. The portfolio of designers of Bio Piscinas, Lda., created during almost 25 years of career in Portugal, is a gift for the environment, [...]
The Water Flag is one of the few species best known among the hundreds of aquatic plants used in biological pools. Iris pseudacorus, its scientific name, refers to its leaves in the form of a sword to remember an old medicinal plant "Acorus" from Asia ie the name says: Iris (lily) which has leaves [...]
The Pygmy Triton is a species of Triton exclusive of Southern Portugal and Southern Spain. Triturus pygmeus was considered as subspecies of the Marbeled Newt (Triturus marmoratus) that has a distribution in the remaining areas of Portugal and Spain to France. In the ponds and as well in biological pools of the Algarve and [...]