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  World's deepest pool set to open
Updated 02 June 2004, 17.48
The pool is the world's deepest
The world's deepest and perhaps most unusual swimming pool is opening in Belgium this summer.

It's 33m deep and when people get to the bottom they'll find loads of cool passageways and rooms.

It was designed by diving expert John Beernaerts who wanted to create a space in Belgium for divers to use as there wasn't one there before.

Mr Beernaerts has also put in space for an underwater film set and hopes to see filming go on there soon.

It's been specially built for divers
It's been specially built for divers
The water that fills the pool comes from a spa and it's heated by solar panels to keep it nice and warm.

It's taken seven years to get the pool made, and it also has space for scientific research.

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