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Specialty Aquatics

Aqua Design Systems, Inc. (ADS) is a world class specialty aquatic service company. Our services span from designing complex commercial, zoological, training, resort and competitive aquatic projects and continuing through all aspects of construction phases, and maintenance. Being in business more than 35 years, we have a proven reputation and we have developed and nurtured strong relationships with the finest providers of specialized trades and materials used in the field of aquatic construction and maintenance.

ADS is renowned for its innovative approach to each project, utilizing “green” technologies and incorporating strategic, aggressive manageability to ensure each project meets time and budget protocols. ADS is MBE and DBE certified, licensed throughout the USA, holds high bond-ability status and has a superb reputation for delivering top class projects.

ADS adheres to a definitive schedule and work force allocation so that each project is handled expertly, efficiently, and confidently. ADS has the time, financial resources, and staff to confidently and successfully complete the manatee exhibit and fish hatchery.

OWA Wave Pool
Foley, AL

Constructed a 30,000 SF wave pool with a lagoon beach entry on one side and a zero entry on the other. The wave generator equipment was purchased from Murphy Waves out of Scotland.  Due to the size of the pool and required turnover rate we installed (8) 42”x 96” horizontal sand filters from Neptune-Benson. The filtration pumps are 40HP PACO. The chemical treatment system consists of a BECSys7 controller and Stenner liquid feed pumps for acid and chlorine.

Jacksonville Zoo- Tiger Exhibit
Jacksonville, FL

Aquatic Life Support System (ALLS) designed to create a natural environment and consisting of all underground piping, valves, valve boxes, grating, and mechanical life support systems.

Jacksonville Zoo- Manatee Rescue Facility
Jacksonville, FL

30’ pool, built in a hexagon shape (30’ clear on the inside) and a water level around the perimeter at 5’. The bottom of the pool slopes 6” to the center. With these parameters, we calculate the pool capacity to be approx. 32,100 gallons. Addition of the receiving/procedure pool which we see at approx. 11,000 gallons (although the LSS system is designed & built for the 43,000 total gallons). The LSS system is one stand-alone system for these two pools, and any further expansion will be a separate LSS system. Completed 2017.

Shell Oil Company, Robert Training & Conference Center
Robert, LA

ADS installed a mechanical filtration system, piping, tile and plaster finish for a training tank.(pool structure built by GC) Training tank for ocean oil rigs and helicopter support in storm conditions. Training pool with 4 swim lanes in the shallow end and 6 swim lanes in the 12’ deep end with 2’ freeborad Features: underwater lighting, 3 Badu Jets Systems, complete water treatment system, plastering, 60” X 63” tiled Shell logo at the bottom of the pool.

Northside Hospital Forsyth Therapy Pool
Cumming, GA

Indoor therapy pool

GA Academy for the Blind Pool Renovation
Macon, GA

Completed July 2019.


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Fayetteville, GA 30214

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