The environmental cost of a home swimming pool
You know it if you have been reading this blog : I really enjoy swimming. This brings me to writing another pool-related article, this time focused on the ones in our backyards. TreeHugger indeed bpublished an article on their impacts.
Between the consumption of chemicals, water and energy, residential swimming pools have a large environmental cost. The study also draws a comparison with community pools, which tend to have a much lower impact.