Contact Us

Peeing In Pool Is Bad For You


Researchers at Purdue have bad news for people who pee in the pool.
They studied what happens when urine meets water containing chlorine and other chemicals—and they found that two potentially dangerous chemical byproducts are formed.
The uric acid in urine reacts with the chlorine to form cyanogen chloride and thrichloramine, which can affect the lungs, heart, central nervous system, and other organs if it’s inhaled.
The chemicals have been linked to health problems experienced by swimmers, lifeguards, and pool staff.
According to a previous study, 19% of adults cop to having peed in a public pool.

** Most swimmers typically “drip out” as much as two shot glasses of urine when swimming and don’t even know it.
–One time, I got caught peeing in the pool. The lifeguard yelled at me so loudly, I almost FELL IN! -Alan (Photo credit- Osmosis online)

More From Quick Country

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://quickcountry.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Quick Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Quick Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!