Red flags at some beaches lowered

Attention TV/radio announcers:

Please broadcast the following as soon as possible:

Here is an item of interest to swimmers.

    The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (September 7) that the Environmental Protection Department has classified the water quality at Approach Beach, Ting Kau Beach and Hoi Mei Wan Beach in Tsuen Wan District as Grade 2, 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 on the beaches earlier on due to the water quality being classified as Grade 4 and unsuitable for swimming.

Ends/Thursday, September 7, 2017
Issued at HKT 13:01