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Green Water a Headache for Olympic Organizers

One of the first things spectators have noticed this week when they entered the Maria Lenk Aquatics center in the Rio Olympic Park is that the water is a different color in the two pools. The bigger pool at the outdoor venue, which has been staging water polo, is the closest to being the normal blue, while the diving pool is green. “On day four of the games – Tuesday – the water turned green,” Gustavo Nascimento, Rio director of venue management, told a news conference Saturday. “Of...

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