While the Waiheke Local Board is still working out how to divert every scrap of money from worthwhile projects to fund a school pool, they might like to consider the public health implications of having a pool at all.
This interesting article from the US says peeing in pools can create a dangerous neurotoxin cocktail.
The Te Huruhi pool had to be closed this summer because children had pooed in it, but perhaps peeing poses the bigger health threat.
DAVIS (CBS13) — The next time you jump in a pool, think twice before you skip a trip to the bathroom. The chemical stew could harm more than just your reputation.