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People are being warned against swimming in a former quarry full of chemicals in Derbyshire. As for the toxic water, it's toxic when it's blue - it's chemicals that make it that colour. The pool itself is full of litter, rusted cars and animal carcasses, which you cannot see from the surface. Danielle, 22, from Sheffield, said she was ‘amazed’ people were swimming in the lake despite the warning signs. Measures put in place to deter visitors at blue lagoon with High Peak Borough Council is working with the Police, Fire service and local councillors ... “By swimming or even playing in or close to any water you are putting your life at risk.” ... Know Before You Go Buxton – Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest information. For more stories like this, check our news page. People have been warned to stay out of the toxic electric blue water in Buxton, Derbyshire. Swimmers have flocked to a remote lake despite warnings the water is toxic. Bleach and ammonia have a pH level of around 12. Derbyshire’s Chief Constable Peter Goodman previously said: “That area was a quarry near Buxton and the water in there looks like a very attractive blue because it is full of chemicals. This place is actually quite sad as it is now full of litter, drug use and the parking is ridiculous. The only places you naturally see water that bright and blue is when it's glacial water and the last time I looked Buxton … Bleach has a pH level of around 12. Nice place to visit on a nice day. Families drive to the lagoon and children regularly go swimming in it with the simple warning not to dunk their heads or swallow any water. The Blue Lagoon of Buxton looks like something that was plucked out of the Caribbean and dropped into the English countryside. A Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We’re aware of people continuing to visit Harpur Hill quarry, known locally as the Blue Lagoon. ... down into rocks where it gathers in pools before it runs down into the sea. Our. Now people are being reminded to stay away over half-term. Get your need-to-know Update: The area town folk are hoping to get it closed up. You can unsubscribe at any time. He said: ‘To deter people from entering the water, local agencies work together to dye the usual blue waters black – but due to the deposits that seep from the stone, the water soon returns to its blue colour. “Every year we have been trying to make it look less attractive so people won’t go there. Lord Sumption even called it 'disgraceful', saying: “This is what a police state is like, it is a state in which a government can issue orders or express preferences with no legal authority and the police will enforce ministers’ wishes.". The signs make it obvious how dangerous it is.". Police have dyed the water of the so-called Blue Lagoon in Buxton. Probably not worth swimming in as it’s toxic apparently, still worth a visit. Alarming pictures show swimmers taking a dip in "the most dangerous waters in the UK". According to the BBC, the lake has a pH level of 11.3 (for comparison, the pH level of bleach is 12.3). But that didn’t stop people heading to the beauty spot at Harpur Hill, near Buxton, yesterday and diving into the water – which has a dangerously high pH, similar to bleach. The 'Blue Lagoon' near Buxton is known for its turquoise coloured water. Derbyshire Police regularly take the drastic step of dying the water black to deter visitors. "I'm amazed people are swimming. The water is also full of faeces, animal carcasses, and even old cars. What is officially known as Hoffman Quarry, is located near Buxton, UK; the place normally attracts thousands of … The lake is, in fact, dyed black every year in an effort to make the site look less appealing to visitors, as the water is otherwise a lovely crystal blue colour. Should be an area of natural beauty with lovely walks but it was actually littered with rubbish, teaming with people who were playing loud music, shouting and messing around and quite frankly ruined. However, in 2013, the waters had to be dyed black to detract people from swimming in that dazzling blue. The signs make it obvious how dangerous it is.’. is it dangerous , and is there anythin in it? A pool at a disused Derbyshire quarry, known locally as the Blue Lagoon, has been dyed black in a bid to deter people from swimming in it. Blue Lagoon, Buxton: See 13 reviews, articles, and 11 photos of Blue Lagoon, ranked No.24 on Tripadvisor among 26 attractions in Buxton. As I mentioned in the introduction, this isn’t the first time that the “Blue Lagoon” has been dyed black. I travelled to the Blue Lagoon (which has been died black) today with my partner. There are clear signs asking people not to swim in the water which, whilst is an amazing blue colour, is as alkaline as bleach. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. The local High Peak Borough Council dyed the water black in 2013, 2016 and 2020 in an attempt to deter swimmers. ‘I’m amazed people are swimming. (Image: Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service) “The change in the weather will hopefully put people off coming this weekend – and even if that doesn’t, the litter and the mess that has … “It is highly alkaline and is full of chemicals. The Blue Lagoon in Buxton, Derbyshire, on the edge of the Peak District, has been branded "the most dangerous waters in the UK', but police warnings to stay away are being ignored, Get our daily coronavirus email newsletter with all the news you need to know direct to your inbox. Tests have revealed the Blue Lagoon’s water has a highly alkaline pH level of 11.3. She told Derbyshire Live: ‘My family has been coming here for years so I thought it would be busy but I didn’t expect it to be this busy to be fair. The so-called Blue Lagoon near Buxton has been described by authorities as “probably the most dangerous water in the UK”. A pool at a disused Derbyshire quarry, known locally as the Blue Lagoon, has been dyed black in a bid to deter people from swimming in it. Shielding guidance issued for Tier 4 with vulnerable told to avoid work or shops, Updated guidance for the clinically extremely vulnerable in areas placed into new Tier 4 coronavirus restrictions urges thousands of people to stay at home at all times. “It looks attractive, so lots of people go there. It's believed that people travelled from Staffordshire nad Yorkshire to the site on the edge of the Peak District. And Derbyshire’s Chief Constable has described the pool as 'probably the most dangerous water in the UK'. Do not bother. “Would you swim there?   #StayAway.”. Know locally as "Blue Lagoon", the water of the reservoir in Harpur Hill, Buxton, is often dyed black by police to deter swimmers. Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at webnews@metro.co.uk. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. I can’t believe how busy it is. ... Blue Lagoon Buxton. The quarry lake, which is known locally as the Blue Lagoon, has been described as ‘probably the most dangerous water in the UK’. ‘Not only is the pH value of the quarry water similar to bleach, meaning you are highly likely to experience skin irritation from swimming in the water, but there are many hidden dangers that can quickly lead to even the strongest swimmer getting caught and into difficulty – old cars and animal carcasses are just some of the things lurking in the depths of the water. The infamous but nevertheless highly popular Blue Lagoon in Harpur Hill village has now been dyed black by local authorities to prevent day-trippers from coming to the dangerous spot, Derbyshire Live reported. you can bathe in the hot water pools like you can in the Blue Lagoon – the only drawback is… there’s no bar! There are also old cars, animal carcasses and faeces in the water. latest news, feel-good stories, analysis and more, Boris to address nation at 5pm after travel ban causes chaos, Mutant Covid has now spread to five different countries outside the UK, DHL stops delivering parcels by road to UK days before Christmas, Brussels sprouts problems for Christmas as ‘EU may ban all travel from UK’, Single person may have triggered spread of mutant Covid. The poison Blue Lagoon: It might look inviting, but the water is almost as toxic as bleach. Swimmers have flocked to a remote lake despite warnings the water is toxic. There are clear signs asking people not to swim in the water which, whilst is. However, anyone planning to go to the Blue Lagoon is being warned it is like having a 'bath in bleach' due to the PH level. Buxton’s ‘blue lagoon’ turned black to prevent gatherings Alarming pictures show swimmers taking a dip in "the most dangerous waters in the UK". The town of Buxton in Darby, England, There is a beautiful blue lagoon. Earlier this year, Derbyshire Police faced criticism for for pouring black dye into the water to deter visitors. “Did you know it gets its blue colour from toxic deposits seeping from the quarry stone and is the same PH value as bleach! So police did what they had to do. Derbyshire’s Chief Constable Peter Goodman previously said: “That area was a quarry near Buxton and the water in there looks like a very attractive blue because it is full of chemicals. There are “no swimming” signs and warnings that there are garbage and dead animals in the water… And yet, people still swim … Despite signs warning of the health risks the lake became a popular tourist destination and swimming spot. Paul Hawker, from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, warned people are putting lives at risk by swimming there. 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People have been pictured swimming in a former quarry in Derbyshire described as “probably the most dangerous water in the UK”. 39 thoughts on “ The Truth About Swimming in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon ” Marissa October 24, 2016 at 12:20 PM. It can and will cause 2nd degree burns. "We've just come down with the kids for a picnic but I don't think we'll stop for long. Not even a nationwide lockdown could stop England's Instagrammers from flocking to a former limestone quarry with the nickname, "Blue Lagoon." ‘And no matter how hot the weather is, the quarry water will remain cold, meaning if you enter it, your body can quickly go into shock causing your heart rate to quicken, you start to gasp for breath and you can quickly become confused and disorientated.’. “But it is probably the most dangerous water in the UK, experts say. We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. hey :D i was just wondering if it is legal and safe to swim in the blue lagoon in buxton - stafordshire. It is like going for a bath in bleach. ‘We’ve just come down with the kids for a picnic but I don’t think we’ll stop for long. thannk you :) Danielle, aged 22, from Sheffield, told  DerbyshireLive : "My family has been coming here for years so I thought it would be busy but I didn't expect it to be this busy to be fair. I can't believe how busy it is. But yesterday people were spotted diving into the former quarry, known locally as the Blue Lagoon, Derbyshire Live reports. It is not that coronavirus that has done this, we do it every year.”, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. 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