The time may have passed when certain bodily functions were off limits in polite conversation. After all, social media's "poop" emoji got a prominent role in a recent kids' film.
So maybe it's time for an honest conversation about the quality of water – in your local public swimming pool. Fair warning: It's a report that may gross out some listeners.
Read more on LAist.com: Everything You NEVER Wanted To Know About Pee In The Public Pool
This story is part of Elemental: Covering Sustainability, a new multimedia collaboration between Cronkite News, Arizona PBS, KJZZ, KPCC, Rocky Mountain PBS and PBS SoCal.