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Natural Swimming Pools

Since Dan and I moved to the south, we have been definitely impressed with the near need for a swimming pool or ready access to one.  However, having lived in a home that had one, we both recognized the considerable amount of work, expense and CHEMICALS involved in maintaining one.  It was ridiculous!  Not only are chemicals expensive, they ARE pretty harsh on you and the skin...and eyes....and hair....

So, I was excited when I got an article from Mother Earth News on Natural Swimming pools.  The concept is actually quite sound and as the slideshow (later) outlines, it stands up to the GERMAN standards of cleanliness.  Let me tell you, the Germans have Americans beat on all things health and cleanliness.  And that's saying something, coming from a medical provider!  So, if the Germans gave it their stamp of approval, it has mine (and automatically Dan's, as he touts their design superiority to the heavens). Click on the pictures below for links to articles, videos, and slideshows.

Mother Earth New's Article with instructions for constructing your own NSP.

the daily green's slideshow to NSPs.

And The BBC's Article/News Story on NSPs.

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  1. Natural swimming pools are really healthy, refreshing, and relaxing better than the man made swimming pools. It's like heaven and I hope you're feeling like this only right? Enjoy. Cool.

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