HOUSTON (CW39) What’s a great thing about living in warmer climates? Our pool season runs longer! Swimming is great stress relief, but can be a source of stress if the pool chemical levels are not maintained properly.
CW39 Meteorologist and fitness expert Lindsey Day is here to share some important health information for all pool-goers and owners!
When you take a splash, do you ever think about what you’re splashing IN? With the water comes pool chemicals, most notably, chlorine.
Morgan Alcantera, Life Time Aquatics Manager says “the chlorine is a disinfectant. If anyone comes in with dirty clothes or skin or they’re sick, if something goes into the water, the chlorine eliminates that so you can’t pass on anything to anyone else through the water.”
Dr. Noreen, the “Tox Doc” says “it is necessary because biological or biohazards can form in pools, like coliform bacteria that can be very