• Chris Ayriss

Blue Lagoon Dyed Black to Deter Swimmers

Updated: Oct 31


“A Blue Lagoon at a disused quarry in the Peak District has been dyed black in an attempt to try and deter swimmers,” reports: The Telegraph


“The local council took the step after finding people were unable to resist the pool’s turquoise waters – despite the fact that it was almost equivalent to swimming in bleach.”


The PH levels at a swimming pool are maintained between 7.0 and 7.8, the levels at the Blue Lagoon were as high as 11.3 with bleach having a level of 12.3.


The quarry pool at Harpur Hill, near Buxton, Derbeyshire – known locally as the Blue Lagoon has now been dyed black to deter swimmers.



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