Mythical pee detecting dye? Nope. Chlorine causes red eye? Nope. But “red eyes” is a colorful indicator that someone might have peed in the pool. As the swimming season kicks off, health experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Water Quality and Health Council and the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) have teamed up to launch a campaign to stop people from peeing in the pool. To do so, they are busting a couple of colorful myths associated with this clandestine activity.

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