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 (August 8) that the Environmental Protection Department has classified the water quality at Silverstrand Beach in Sai Kung District as Grade 3, which means the water quality has improved and the beach is suitable for swimming. The red flag has been lowered.
The red flag was hoisted at the beach earlier on due to the water quality being classified as Grade 4 and unsuitable for swimming.
Ends/Wednesday, August 8, 2012