Las Vegas has some of the most beautiful and technically complicated swimming pools in the world

Las Vegas has some of the most beautiful and technically complicated swimming pools in the world

Las Vegas has some of the most beautiful and technically complicated swimming pools in the world

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From Pool and Spa News

Pop Quiz:  In what city in the world can you do the following?

1.  Take a gondola ride through beautiful indoor canals.

2.  Ride a three-story see-through waterslide through shark infested waters.

3.  Lounge in Roman bath style pools that cover 5 acres

4.  View an animated fountain show consisting of 1,200 jets set to music every half hour

If you guessed Sin City, then you are absolutely correct.  “These pool areas are really quite complicated,” says Andrew Kreft, senior principal and director of design at Lifescapes International, a Newport Beach, Calif., firm that has designed numerous Vegas hotel waterscapes, including Encore Las Vegas, the Wynn, Red Rocks Casino Resort, and more. “They are virtual cities onto themselves [with challenges such as] how to integrate all of the services required, from towel distribution and food service to maintenance and the huge pumping/equipment facilities for the pools.”

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