Karen Maserjian Shan
For the Poughkeepsie Journal 6:53 p.m. EDT June 13, 2015

Splashing around in a backyard swimming pool certainly is a fun way to beat the summer’s heat.

Yet homeowner swimming pools typically require plenty of water and power and harsh chemicals to keep them in top shape, all of which can have a negative impact on the environment.

MISSION, Kan., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — (Family Features) For many families, some of the most anticipated summertime activities happen around the pool. But before you dive into the fun, be sure you and your family know the many ways to practice pool safety.