Swimmers react to “fecal contamination” announcement at Berkeley pool


As Laina Adler, who shared this video with Berkeleyside put it, these are words you never want to hear: “Pool closed for the day due to fecal contamination.” Adler caught the moments after the announcement was made over a megaphone at Strawberry Canyon pool around 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 28. Swimmers scrambled to get out of the water as fast as they could!

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