Green Water Technologies: The Bacteria In Your Pool

Green Water TechnologiesIf you are headed to the pool this summer season, you are not alone. Millions of Americans will take a quick dip to cool down. Unfortunately, according to Green Water Technologies, some of these may also be carrying an unwelcome passenger: Cryptosporidium.

Green Water Technologies explains that Cryptosporidium is a bacterium that can be introduced into water by the feces of infected people. Although most folks have the common sense not to go swimming with a have a gastrointestinal disturbance, certain bacteria can linger long after symptoms dissipate. Unfortunately, chlorine is not necessarily effective in killing the bug.

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