How often do pools actually use staining chemicals?

 How often do pools actually use staining reagents

Rumors about a mysterious substance that changes the color of the water in the pool, if someone decided to relieve himself while swimming, appeared in the middle of the last century. Since then, it is not known for sure whether this reagent exists or is a myth. The latest version is maintained by the English-language Wikipedia. But why then is the fiction so plausible? After all, there is even a clear understanding: the color of the water changes to bright purple or red, there are scenes with such coloring in films, mostly comedies. Yes, and people tell how they personally saw a change in the color of the water next to a swimmer in the pool. ru/sized/f550x700/8l/zu/8lzue67i580swccggkoo4sc48.jpg” media=”(max-width: 549px)”>

How often do pools actually use staining reagents

Is it true or not?

In fact, such a reagent exists, but it is very expensive, and therefore it is rarely used. In addition, pool owners are afraid to scare away customers, because sweat will also change the color of the water, compromising innocent citizens. In Russian laboratories, none of these tools have been tested by SanPiN, so their use is prohibited in our country.

How are they?

In Europe and the USA, the reagent is used, but every year less and less and only in elite sports complexes, selling proven pool cleanliness to customers. For developed countries, this reagent also turned out to be very expensive. Most pools are limited to conventional chlorination, or they destroy bacteria with the help of ozone generators. The first day at the all-inclusive hotel: what to do so as not to miss anything.

The pros and cons of not being lazy and going to the toilet

Speaking of the safety of urine in the pool. Many people think that there is nothing wrong with this: the water contains bleach, which will neutralize everything. This is not so: in chlorinated water, upon contact with sweat and urine, chloramines are formed, it is they that irritate the mucous membranes and cause an unpleasant pungent odor. Thoroughly purified chlorinated water practically does not smell, and it does not sting your eyes.

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