The water in the Olympic diving pool is blue again

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Order has been restored to the Rio Olympics.

The water in the diving pool is blue again.

After nearly a week of mysteriously green water, brought to a head when officials had to close the pool because the water smelled "like a fart," the water in the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center is back to normal.

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2016 Rio Olympics - Diving - Men's 3m Springboard - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/08/2016. Patrick Hausding (GER) of Germany swims in the green coloured water of the diving pool at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
2016 Rio Olympics - Diving - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. General view of the Olympic diving pool (L) and the pool for the waterpolo and synchronized swimming (R) this afternoon. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
2016 Rio Olympics - Synchronised Swimming - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. Technicians and lifeguards drain water from the synchronised swimming pool before it is replaced. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
2016 Rio Olympics - Synchronised Swimming - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. A technician drains water from the synchronised swimming pool before it is replaced. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
2016 Rio Olympics - Synchronised Swimming - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. Technicians and lifeguards drain water from the synchronised swimming pool before it is replaced. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
2016 Rio Olympics - Synchronised Swimming - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. Technicians and lifeguards drain water from the synchronised swimming pool before it is replaced. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
2016 Rio Olympics - Synchronised Swimming - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. Technicians and lifeguards drain water from the synchronised swimming pool before it is replaced. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
2016 Rio Olympics - Synchronised Swimming - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. Lifeguard drains water from the synchronised swimming pool before it is replaced. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
2016 Rio Olympics - Synchronised Swimming - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. Technicians and lifeguards drain water from the synchronised swimming pool before it is replaced. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
Technical officers and staff members of the Lenk Aquatic Center watch as the process of draining the pool where the 2016 Summer Olympics synchronized swimming competition is to be held, started on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Olympic officials gave up on cleaning the green-tinged water in one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center. Instead, they began draining it Saturday and planned to transfer nearly 1 million gallons of clear water from a nearby practice pool in time for the start of synchronized swimming. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
The pool in the Lenk Aquatic Center where the 2016 Summer Olympics synchronized swimming competition is photographed as the draining process starts on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Olympic officials gave up on cleaning the green-tinged water in one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center. Instead, they began draining it Saturday and planned to transfer nearly 1 million gallons of clear water from a nearby practice pool in time for the start of synchronized swimming. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
The pool in the Lenk Aquatic Center where the 2016 Summer Olympics synchronized swimming competition is held, is photographed after going through a change in water overnight, on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Olympic officials gave up on cleaning the green-tinged water in one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center. Instead, they began draining it Saturday and planned to transfer nearly 1 million gallons of clear water from a nearby practice pool in time for the start of synchronized swimming. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Greece's synchronized swimming duets team of Evangelia Papazoglou and Evangelia Platanioti dive into the pool in the Lenk Aquatic Center during a training session the morning after the pool went through a change in water, on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Olympic officials gave up on cleaning the green-tinged water in one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center. Instead, they began draining it Saturday and planned to transfer nearly 1 million gallons of clear water from a nearby practice pool in time for the start of synchronized swimming. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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On Saturday, officials said they would drain the pool after they were unable to restore its blue coloration. It seems to have done the job.

British diver Tonia Couch posted a photo on Twitter noting the change in color.

Several other reports noted the change, too.

Here was the water on Wednesday, when the water polo pool also began to turn green.

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According to a report from the New York Times, a maintenance worker had mistakenly poured hydrogen peroxide into the pools, thus neutralizing the chlorine and allowing algae to grow.

While Rio officials were unable to fix the situation, they maintained that the water was not dangerous to swimmers, and thus far, aside from a few complaints of itchy eyes, there haven't been any serious issues.

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