These Gross Stats Are Why You Shouldn’t Be Swimming In Public Pools This Summer

May 24, 2016 at 10:49 am |

And it’s not just because of all the pee!

I usually love going to our local swimming pool with my kids each summer, but I think I’m going to pass on it this year! There’s a new report released by the CDC that basically confirms public swimming pools and hot tubs are the nastiest places that exist. In fact, things are so bad that roughly 80 percent of public pools have has safety violations.

In other words, that’s a lot of poop and chemicals that you’re swimming in.

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The CDC releases a nasty report on public swimming pools and hot tubs.

1 in 8 public swimming pools are now closed for health violations!