Pool popularity surges in Michigan: Warning to keep kids safe

Experts warn parents about dangers of drowning with new pools popping up

Parents need to be keeping safety top of mind while new pools are popping up across Michigan this summer.
Parents need to be keeping safety top of mind while new pools are popping up across Michigan this summer.

Parents need to be keeping safety top of mind while new pools are popping up across Michigan this summer.

The pool sales and installation industry is booming with new pools going in at what feels like a record rate.

Experts say parents need to know the proper safety protocols for children to help avoid injuries or even drowning.

Watch the full report above.

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