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Toxic Lagoon In Derbyshire

People are being warned against swimming in a former quarry full of chemicals in Derbyshire. The 'Blue Lagoon' near Buxton is known for its turquoise coloured water. But the quarry is so polluted it's almost as toxic as bleach.

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Blue lagoon in Buxton almost as toxic as bleach

The Blue Lagoon near Buxton, a flooded quarry - has inviting turquoise waters, but it is so polluted it's almost as toxic as bleach.

There are warning signs saying it can cause skin and eye irritations and stomach problems, but families and young swimmers are ignoring them.

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