Attention TV/radio announcers:
Please broadcast the following as soon as possible and repeat it at regular intervals:
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department said today (September 13) that the Tung Chung Swimming Pool in Islands District has been temporarily closed for cleansing and superchlorination following the discovery of a small amount of faeces in the pool.
It will reopen at 3.45pm today.
The department appeals to swimmers to be considerate and to keep our swimming pools clean. They are advised not to swim after a full meal and should use the toilet facilities if necessary before swimming.
Ends/Thursday, September 13, 2012