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Public Pool issues, safety suggestions –

– “Are You Swimming in Poop?”
If you’re planning to visit a public pool this summer, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) annual report may make you think twice.1 More than 48,600 public pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds were tested, and close to 80 percent had at least one safety or hygiene violation.”

“Most Common Violations at U.S. Public Pools”
“About one-third of local health departments do not monitor or inspect public pool facilities, so virtually anything could be lurking in the water. Most often, violations were related to:
* Improper pH (15 percent)
* Safety equipment (13 percent) — especially in order to prevent drowning
* Disinfectant concentration (12 percent) — especially too little disinfectant”

“How to Safely Enjoy Swimming This Summer”
[Editor’s note: This section is a must-read.]
From Dr. Mercola.
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Posted by Steve on June 30, 2016 at 7:29 am | Permalink

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