pools Archive

Another Olympic pool turned green

On Tuesday, the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre’s diving pool turned green. Yesterday, the water polo pool followed suit. Various reasons have been, er, floated, depending on who is doing the blaming, I mean explaining: • It’s a change in alkalinity, says Mario Andrada of the Rio 2016 local organizing committee. “We expect the color to be back to blue soon,” he said. …