A major chlorine shortage is set to spoil summertime fun in the swimming pool.
- As homeowners start to prep swimming pools for the season, they will face a widespread chlorine shortage.
- In some parts of the country, pool supply stores have imposed quantity restrictions. In other areas, prices for chlorine tablets have already doubled from last year.
- A pandemic swimming pool boom created higher demand for chlorine, then a major chemical plant fire in Louisiana knocked some production offline, resulting in a shortage