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Austrian Swimmers Told To Shut Their Mouths At Public Pools

samzenpus posted more than 4 years ago | from the shut-your-watering-hole dept.

Earth 4

Vienna officials say public pools lose 5,000 liters of water a day from swimmers swallowing water, and they can't afford to replace it. From the article: "Replacing that much water also has an environmental as well as financial cost, authorities say, due to the need to chemically treat the water." I can't wait to see what happens when someone tells them about evaporation.

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Simple solution... (1)

msauve (701917) | more than 4 years ago | (#32904192)

just encourage people to pee in the pools.

Re:Simple solution... (1)

mat128 (735121) | more than 4 years ago | (#32908826)

Exactly what I was going to suggest ;)

Re:Simple solution... (1)

Profane MuthaFucka (574406) | more than 4 years ago | (#32909476)

I have been eating at a buffet restaurant which is complaining about people eating too much food, and they're going to run out. My solution to their problem was remarkably similar to your solution. Actually, my "solution" was as solid as your solution is liquid.

Re:Simple solution... (1)

Capt.DrumkenBum (1173011) | more than 4 years ago | (#32919960)

People need no encouragement to pee in the pool.
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