Colorado nonprofit takes on the 'peeing in the pool' issue

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - A Colorado nonprofit is taking on an issue that apparently is irking a lot of swimmers these days: swimming pool patrons who pee in the pool.

The National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) in Colorado Springs has launched a media campaign aimed at swim coaches, parents and swimming pool facility managers.

A University of Alberta study indicated that nearly 20 percent of adults have admitted to having peed in a pool. The study reports urine contains compounds that can react with chemicals in pools, which can lead to eye and respiratory irritation, and has been linked to occupational asthma.

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