10 Oct '11, 5am

About 10% of swimming pools in China contain excessive urea: Report

About 10% of swimming pools in China contain excessive urea: Report

According to the report, only 90.8 per cent of swimming pools meet the national standard of urea content in swimming pools and 83.7 per cent meet the standard for residual chlorine content. -- PHOTO: REUTERS (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The urea content in nearly 10 per cent of swimming pools in China exceed the safe limit, according to a recent report released by the Health Ministry after it inspected 5,639 swimming pools in 24 Chinese provinces, municipalities and regions between June and August, Beijing Times reported on Sunday. According to the report, only 90.8 per cent of swimming pools meet the national standard of urea content in swimming pools and 83.7 per cent meet the standard for residual chlorine content. The report also shows 13.7 per cent of disinfected ponds contained excessive amounts of residual chlorine. The pass rate of the total number of bacteria...

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