14 Mar Pool Chemistry 101-Did Someone Pee In My Pool?
How much pee is in our swimming pools? New urine test reveals the truth
From The Guardian
Studies reveal that 3 out of every 4 people have done this, and yet nobody will admit to doing so. Unfortunately, it seems like a harmless activity at the time. In reality, the byproducts of the chemical reaction of sanitizers and compounds in urine can potentially cause harm to humans far beyond what was previously understood. This post from The Guardian reveals a new scientific test that can actually measure the amount of urine in swimming pools. Understanding this number will go a long way towards removing these dangerous compounds and hopefully creating awareness of how harmful urine can be in a swimming pool.
Here is an excerpt from the post: