We are so accustomed to the chlorine in a swimming pool that most times we barely notice it. It’s only when we experience a non-chlorine pool that we realise just how much nicer it can be.
The main alternative to traditional chlorine is salt-water electrolysis. Although people usually describe this as a salt-water swimming pool, it’s a bit of a misnomer as it’s really nothing like swimming in sea water. The concentration of salt is only about a tenth of that in sea water, so there are no stingy eyes and it doesn’t taste salty. Read more