Skip to comments.Charmin's 'Don't Pee In The Sea' Survey Finds 62% of Beachgoers Do Just That
Posted on 05/23/2014 12:14:07 PM PDT by kingattax
Summer is rapidly approaching...and for many Americans, that means beach season. But there is more to the beach season than sun, sand and fun. There is also danger and that danger can take many forms: melanoma, sharks, unsightly flab.
Now, thanks to the good folks at Charmin, a new survey shines a much needed light on yet another growing problem plaguing the beaches of this great land, though it is rarely discussed...perhaps because the implications are too traumatic. According to the Charmin Relief Project's "Don't Pee in the Sea" survey, two-thirds of beachgoers(62%) admit they urinate in the same waters where so many frolic.
And what's more, nearly half (48%) say they've done it more than once.
Shocking. Terrifying. And these numbers only reflect those brave enough to embrace the truth.
The question is "why?" Why do so many choose to relieve themselves in the ocean as opposed to making the journey across the scorching sands, over the sleeping homeless and into nearby beachfront lavatories?
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Me too I would have though it was 100%
I thought thats what you were spoda do.Where do fish piss??
We get beach closures around here because of the sea lions crapping in the water. A little pee isn’t gonna matter.
More fun to do it from a 18’ boat rolling in 6’ waves.
...with a cold one in your hand
What are the numbers of poopers?
Or do I not want to know?
whales, dophins, sharks, and every other denizen of the deep, craps, poos and ejaculates into the sea.....and I cant take a leak???
How the heck did you think it got salty? Not rocket science. LOL! OTOH: If people keep peeing in the oceans, the oceans are going to rise and flood New Yawk, Floriduh and the District of Corruption. Swimsuit warming.
some people would do more than pee if they were in your example.
New Study: 62% of beach goers admit to urinating in the water. 38% of beach goers lie about it.
Exactly. Every species in the water pees and defecates, but they think human pee is going to spoil everything.
Well, that explains the salt.
Oh no!! What’s next!? yellow Polar Bears!?
I have peed in the sea.
It’s a big ocean. I think it can handle it.
You mean a tall one, right? ;-)
Stay seated. Pee in a jar. Dump jar over side.
Because there aren't any beachfront lavatories?
The sea is already salty, so....
When I was in the Navy in the 70’s, you could flush the head and watch it go into the sea if you ran fast enough.
Please....we were making bubbles.
The Jamie Kennedy Experiment
The fact that it is the toilet of all sorts of sea life is precisely why I don’t care to go to the ocean or lake
I don’t get to visit the beach very often, and I have never been to a beach that had bathroom facilities, much less changing rooms. I’m certainly not going to get in the car and try to find a restroom.
Besides, yes the fish do it too. Everybody knows you don’t swallow sea water and you shower as soon as you get home. Even those of us who live inland. Like Ohio. Duh.
So...It’s NOT “Global Warming” that’s raising sea levels!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
To avoid the advances of prowling homosexuals?
****The question is “why?” Why do so many choose to relieve themselves in the ocean as opposed to making the journey across the scorching sands, over the sleeping homeless and into nearby beachfront lavatories?
Because there aren’t any beachfront lavatories? ****
Correct answer is that the queers are in the beachfront lavatories. Because of their nasty behavior, the uninfected only go in those places with a full exposure suit on.
1. Figure 1 pint of pee per beach-goer.
2. Figure the astronomically low PPM of urine in millions (billions?) of gallons of beach water. Water which btw, is constantly in motion and recirculated.
3. Consider that urine inherently sterile.
So - what is the issue?
I only started to pee in the sea because when I peed on the sand people got real mad ... :))
Mankind has an ego problem that is out of control...believing we are big enough, (important enough) to make an impact on the sea or the weather. Poor math being taught these days.
The question is "why?"Take Virginia Beach as an example. There is one public restroom on the 60+ block long beach. It is better if you have a hotel room.
Most beach toilets dump into the ocean anyway.
That said, it is probably of nutritional value to some species of ocean creature (one man's trash is another man's treasure after all).
Peeing in the sea in not pee sea.
When I was fishing, our boat had a 6” wide cap rail on top of knee-high bulwarks. It was perfect for perching on the edge and dropping a few ‘depth charges’. Anyone who has ever used a marine toilet will appreciate that unless the weather is truly nasty, they are best avoided.
I think Charmin is trying to be discreet here. The problem is likely not urine, but feces. In most cases, urine is fairly harmless, even beneficial to the ocean life because it contains urea, CO(NH2)2, which is a mild fertilizer.
Feces, on the other hand, is loaded with coliform bacteria, such as Citrobacter, Enterobacter, Hafnia, Klebsiella, and everybody’s favorite Escherichia, especially E. coli.
Feces contains a lot of other nasties, including viruses, protozoa, parasites, etc. But it’s easier to detect the quantity of coliform bacteria per liter.
Public swimming pools are often haunted by coliform bacteria, and have set limits to how much they can have before they have to dump out their water, get all fresh, and then chlorinate the heck out of it.
Entire stretches of the California coast are sometimes put off limits because the ocean water has too much in it.
Tall and cold....
Every animal that lives in the ocean pees in the ocean. Why shouldn't we?
People pee in public regularly, particularly drunks.
Public urination bylaws aren't enforced, except in Singapore.
Even in Singapore, people pee not only in the ocean, but also in the swimming pools.
I'm in favor of banning urination in pools, but enforcement is currently impossible, unless someone invents a reactive dye.
Fish swim to the flush for dinner.
That's why they call opal eye perch turd snappers!!
Sure enough, a Genie pops out and tells them they have one wish. Sven thinks for a moment and declares that he'd like the lake turned into ice cold beer.
It happens and both Ole and Sven dip in and drink their fill. Before long, nature calls and Ole screams at Sven: "You idiot! Now we have to pee in the boat!"
By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea,
We will pee, you and me, how relieved we will be
And where exactly do they think fish “pee” ... idiots
The late W.C. Fields, famous for his gin blossom nose, was once asked why he never drank water, ever. He replied,
“An abominable substance, my boy. Fish f*** in it.”
My worst sin in that department was not getting out of the shower to take a whiz. Occasionally.
Their campaign to convince America that bears use toilet paper didn’t work either ...
Does this mean 38% never get in the water?