An Average Public Swimming Pool In Canada Has Roughly 20 Gallons Of Piss In It

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Geez. Imagine how much must be in R. Kelly’s pool.

According to The Inquisitr, a recent study of Canadian pools conducted by the journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters revealed that the average public swimming pool north of the border contains about 20 gallons of urine.

Photo: Mike Powell (Getty)

Photo: Mike Powell (Getty)

While on the surface that might sound almost as disgusting as having to spend a cross-country flight next to Corey Feldman, it is worth noting that the majority of large public pools in Canada are of the 220,000-gallon variety, so when you’re talking about 20 gallons of urine in there, it’s not like we’re talking about the equivalent to letting the entire Toronto Argonauts roster give you a golden shower.

“And yes, about 20 gallons of pee sounds gross — especially if you picture it as 20 milk jugs lined up in a row,” the report said. “But in a 220,000-gallon pool, that’s only 0.01 percent of the total liquid in the pool — in other words, a drop in the bucket.”

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Another study from the American Chemical Society found that there are about 1 to 3 ounces of pee per person in a pool, which is roughly one gallon of pee for every 36 people in a pool at any time. And that’s just gross.

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