Crap Shoot: Many D.C. Pools Contain Bacteria That Could Cause Illness

Washington City Paper | August 27, 2009
Though the swimming facilities have plenty of signage apprising bathers of the pool's rules and regulations, there's no sign to update patrons on the germ count. Meaning that every time you take a dip, you're putting your health squarely in the hands of the Department of Parks and Recreation and its corps of very young lifeguards. Is that a smart gamble?

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