Attention TV/radio announcers:
Please broadcast the following as soon as possible and repeat it at regular intervals:
Here is an item of interest to swimmers.
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (May 23) that the Environmental Protection Department has classified the water quality at Silverstrand Beach and Kiu Tsui Beach in Sai Kung District as Grade 2 and Grade 1 respectively, which means the water quality has improved and the beaches are suitable for swimming. The red flags have been lowered.
The red flags were hoisted at these two beaches yesterday (May 22) due to the water quality being classified as Grade 4 and unsuitable for swimming.
Ends/Wednesday, May 23, 2012