Many water-related stories have been in the news of late -- including a report connected to the three questions below.
1. What measure does Bradenton.com -- Web site of the Bradenton Herald newspaper in Manatee County, Fla. -- say poolowners should take to deal with hurricanes?
a. Drain the pool before the storm hits
b. Drain the pool immediately after the storm passes
c. Super-chlorinate the pool before the storm hits
d. Don't do anything; the pool will be fine.
2. NaplesNews.com -- Web site of the Naples [Florida] Daily News -- also offers advice about approaching hurricanes to residents with backyard pools. The site recommends that people living in low-lying areas should:
a. Turn off the power to the pool pump b. Unhook the pump's plumbing hoses
c. Lift the pump to a higher position d. All of the above.
3. Sun-Sentinel.com -- Web site of Fort Lauderdale's Sun-Sentinel newspaper -- offers this suggestion: If you cannot store loose objects such as plastic or PVC chairs, tables, pool equipment and toys inside a building and your pool is concrete, throw them in the pool to help shield them from the winds.
a. True b. False
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