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Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Behind the scenes, pool inspector Dave Hansen checks the automated pump-room operations of a public pool. The county inspects public pools monthly during swim season, and workers check water quality hourly. Hansen was checking the system on May 24.

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Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Pima County inspector Dave Hansen uses a color-coded testing kit to measure pH and chlorine level during a recent pool inspection. Summertime, and its heat, adds a tough variable to keeping pool chemicals in balance and water quality safe.

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Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Looking at a swimming pool in your neighborhood or at your gym, you can't tell whether you're seeing clean and refreshing water or a reservoir of icky germs.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Cereal box gets you into pools for free today

You can get into Pima County pools for free today when you bring a food item to donate to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.

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Sign up for swim lessons Friday

Lessons cost $20 for a two-week session (8 classes).

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County's swimming pools open May 26

Pima County's seasonal swimming pools will open Saturday, May 26.

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Looks like it'll be a dive-in summer

Looks like it'll be a dive-in summer

Forecast for summer: wet, with a scattered chance of diving.

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