1 In 8 U.S. Public Pools Closed Due To Contamination, CDC Report Finds

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LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 20: Adults and children swim in the LA Swim Stadium Pool on May 20, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. In a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows that one in eight public swimming pools were shut down two years ago because of contaminated water or other problems, like missing safety equipment. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)