The Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group sets the record straight on peeing in the swimming pool.

Peeing In The Pool: The Facts

‘Is it true that if you pee in a pool on the continent the water turns purple around you?’ That was just one of the questions asked of PWTAG on the radio last month. PWTAG chair Janice Calvert, getting towards the end of her dozen interviews on national and local radio that morning, was able […]

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The amount of urine in the world’s swimming pools made the headlines. Pic: NSPF

Peeing In Pool Hits Headlines

Swimming came under the glare of the world’s media last month following a report about the alarming amount of urine found in pool water. Researchers from Alberta University had measured concentrations of an artificial sweetener in 31 pools in two Canadian cities. As it is all excreted and is stable, they were able to say […]

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