Swimming

In a city as hot in the summers as Houston, the idea of a swimming hole probably seems pretty appealing. Can an idea floated in a local newspaper column and backed by interested and passionate locals come to fruition?
Nov 28, 2014   Houston Chronicle
This <em>Kickstarter</em> campaign is hoping to raise money to build a floating pool in the waters around New York City that use and filter river water to provide a public swimming facility.
Jun 18, 2011   Kickstarter
<p>A popular swimming area at the San Diego area beach of La Jolla has been overrun by seals, making swimming unsafe. Many community members want the seals out, but animal rights activists say they should be allowed to stay.</p>
Aug 1, 2008   The Christian Science Monitor