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Peeing In The Pool - Is It Safe?
2014-03-27 07:33:16

American Chemical Society Sanitary-minded pool-goers who preach "no peeing in the pool," despite ordinary and Olympic swimmers admitting to the practice, now have scientific evidence to back up their concern. Researchers are reporting that when mixed, urine and chlorine can form substances that can cause potential health problems. Their study appears in ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology. Jing Li, Ernest Blatchley, III, and colleagues note that adding chlorine to pool...

2008-07-02 06:00:47

By Kochany, J Lipczynska-Kochany, E ABSTRACT: The paper presents the results of laboratory and pilot studies on the removal of chloramine from potable water using chlorination with a less-than-breakpoint dosage of chlorine, followed by treatment with catalytic activated carbon. The effect of the chlorine-to-nitrogen ratio, temperature, and carbon contact time were investigated to optimize conditions for chloramines removal and minimize the production of ammonia. Results demonstrated that...

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