Finding Chlorine Has Been Challenging For Retailers And Pool OwnersThe price of chlorine has been through the roof.
Chlorine Shortage May Be Bad News For Pools This SummerA chlorine shortage may make it more difficult for pool owners to buy the sanitizing tabs.
Crews Continue Cleanup Efforts After Rochester Chlorine Gas FirePotential hazards remain at the site of a Beaver County fire that led to a cloud of chlorine gas being released.
Hazmat Called To Investigate Chlorine Leak At Highland Park PoolA Hazmat team was called when police reported a "small" leak in a chlorine tank at the Highland Park Pool.
County Testing Point State Park Fountain For Legionnaires' DiseaseThe Allegheny County Health Department is testing the water in the fountain at Pittsburgh's Point State Park after a recent visitor was diagnosed with Legionnaire's disease, which is commonly spread by waterborne bacteria.
Hazmat Crews Called For South Side Chlorine LeakHazmat crews were called to the scene of a chlorine leak in the South Side early Tuesday morning.
Chemical Fire Prompts Evacuations In WilkinsburgA chemical fire prompted evacuations at an apartment complex in Wilkinsburg Thursday morning.
CDC Study Finds 58% Of Public Pools Tested Positive For E.ColiMany parents probably remember that popular primer on bodily functions called "Everybody Poops." Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning that human feces are found in more than half of public swimming pools.
Pennsylvania American Water To Use New Chemical In Water TreatmentNext month to comply with new federal and state disinfectant standards, Pennsylvania American Water will begin using a blend of chlorine and ammonia called chloramine.
Summertime Activities Can Cause Damage To TeethFrom picnics and barbecues to swimming and sunbathing, summer festivities are enough to put a smile on anyone's face. But chew on this: everything from the type of water you swim in to the seasonal foods you eat, even the shade of lipstick you wear can ruin your pearly whites.
Fact Or Fiction: Summer's Outdoor HazardsThe overwhelming heat the area is experiencing can be hazardous to your health. However, there are plenty of other things about summer that can stop us in our tracks too.
Carmichaels Residents Concerned About Water QualityMore than a dozen communities rely on the Monongahela River for their drinking water and they haven’t reported any problems. The story is different in the small community of Carmichaels.