Bullitt County government loses several thousand dollars each week that it operates swimming pools at its four locations.
This year, the losses will be less as only one pool - behind Maryville Elementary - appears ready to meet the new federal safety standards and will open sometime this week.
With only one pool open, it will provide a bit of insight on whether people will travel several miles to take advantage of the county facility.
It would also provide a bit of leverage for a group looking to open a single indoor swimming facility.
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