Gallery: Water Purifying Floating + Pool Cleans New York’s Rivers

The pool would also serve to filter water from the river for safe and clean swimming water.
The pool would also serve to filter water from the river for safe and clean swimming water.

+ Pool is designed in the shape of a plus or cross and can be utilized in a number of different ways. With four distinct areas, the floating pool offers a variety of activities for different types of swimmers. Two shallower pools serve as a lounge and kid’s pool, while two deeper pools serve as a lap swim area and a sports pool. The whole pool can be used for larger swim events or opened up to 9,000 sq ft for free swim.

With so many new and developing parks around the city, the + Pool has a wide range of options for locations in the New York City rivers – including East River State Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Riverside State Park, Battery Park City, Chelsea Piers or Governor’s Island. The pool would be constructed of concentric layers of water-cleansing materials that remove bacteria, pollutants and odors, leaving clean and safe water for swimming.

+ Plus Pool



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  1. teqteq August 21, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    So this cleans the water without consuming any energy due to these water filtering materials??? Wow! I hope that’s the case.

  2. Keyanna June 1, 2011 at 10:01 am

    Great thniking! That really breaks the mold!

  3. Rain May 31, 2011 at 11:06 pm

    Kudos! What a neat way of thniking about it.

  4. Denim May 31, 2011 at 10:01 pm

    Thank God! Someone with brains seapks!

  5. Jaundalynn May 31, 2011 at 6:52 pm

    Hey, that post leaves me feeling foolsih. Kudos to you!

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  7. narottam July 26, 2010 at 9:12 pm

    Especially now that sweat +urine+ chlorine = volatile byproducts

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