Summer is coming! And what’s better than a pool filled with gallons of chlorine and the urine, sweat, blood and band-aids of 10,000 other people? A natural swimming pool!

As seen on Mother Earth News:

A Natural Swimming Pool is a swimming pool that has clear water without using chemicals. These pools rely entirely on the plants and animals to condition the water. This is so effective that this pool has been tested and shown to be of drinking water quality. Also, through the continual natural “cleaning process” the pool water never needs changing, saving water. It’s chemical free so it is healthy for people and wildlife alike. It’s truly wild Swimming at home. Here are some free plans to build your own: