Some Mecklenburg County commissioners say they were surprised and upset by the results of a Charlotte Observer analysis showing more than 350 public swimming pools were pre-cleared to open over Memorial Day weekend without passing a new health and safety inspection. At least six of the pools were shut down last summer for major safety violations.
Some Mecklenburg County commissioners say they were surprised and upset by the results of a Charlotte Observer analysis showing more than 350 public swimming pools were pre-cleared to open over Memorial Day weekend without passing a new health and safety inspection. At least six of the pools were shut down last summer for major safety violations. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
Some Mecklenburg County commissioners say they were surprised and upset by the results of a Charlotte Observer analysis showing more than 350 public swimming pools were pre-cleared to open over Memorial Day weekend without passing a new health and safety inspection. At least six of the pools were shut down last summer for major safety violations. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

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June 07, 2017 1:14 PM