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4 common pool chemical mistakes (and how to avoid them)

4 common pool chemical mistakes (and how to avoid them)

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

When it comes to swimming pools, drowning isn’t the only danger. Something much less understood but just as deadly — chemicals used to maintain water quality — can also cause serious injuries or even death when not handled or stored properly. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that nearly […]

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Knowing this gross truth about swimming could save you from illness

Knowing this gross truth about swimming could save you from illness

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

In early January, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a little-noted report on recreational water illness outbreaks that every swimmer should know about. Recreational water illness happens when a swimmer ingests a pathogen from the water and becomes ill. Often, a few swimmers become sickened by the same pathogen. When that happens, the CDC […]

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