Swimming Pools Are Public Toilet Bowls for Many: Do you still swim in a public pool?
Swimming Pools Are Public Toilet Bowls for Many:
Piper Weiss, Shine
Staff | Suggestion: Don't swim near anyone
looking this relieved. (ThinkStock)If you're taking a refreshing
dip in a pool with four other people, odds are one of you is urinating. This is
not gross-out myth, but cold, depressing fact from a recent survey conducted by the Water Quality
& Health Council, a scientific research group sponsored by the American
The survey, conducted in April, asked nearly 1,000
adults whether they urinate in pools. One in five bravely admitted their
mistakes. And those are the ones who admitted it.
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