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Mega Lagoon Visionary Visits Australia

Mega Lagoon Visionary Visits Australia
May 29, 2009

Dr Fernando Fischmann, Founder and Chairman of the Crystal Lagoons Corporation, and the man behind the development of mega lagoon projects around the world, has been visiting Australia this week.

Visiting as part of a group of Chilean business leaders taking part in the Australian Innovation Festival, Fischmann has been looking at potential business ventures in the country.

The Chile-based developer and biochemist pioneered the concept for mega lagoons at his San Alfonso Del Mar development on Chile's Pacific coast. Key to the success of the one kilometre long lagoon, covering 80,000 metres2, has been Fischmann's 'pulse oxidation' water cleaning system which uses at least 10 times less chemicals than conventional pool cleaning systems.

The success of Fischmann's grand leisure water concept now sees Crystal Lagoons Corporation involved in 50 similar projects around the world, in locations including Panama, Brazil, Egypt and Dubai.

The San Alfonso Del Mar mega lagoon was featured in the March/April 2008 issue of Australasian Leisure Management.


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