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Red flags hoisted at several beaches
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 (October 10) that according to the Beach Water Quality Forecast System of the Environmental Protection Department, the Beach Water Quality Forecast Index of Deep Water Bay Beach, Repulse Bay Beach, Middle Bay Beach, South Bay Beach, St Stephen's Beach, Shek O Beach and Big Wave Bay Beach in Southern District, Hong Kong Island; Silver Mine Bay Beach and Pui O Beach in Islands District; Trio Beach, Clear Water Bay First Beach and Clear Water Bay Second Beach in Sai Kung District; Butterfly Beach, Kadoorie Beach, Cafeteria New Beach and Golden Beach in Tuen Mun District; Ma Wan Tung Wan Beach, Lido Beach and Ting Kau Beach in Tsuen Wan District; and Tai Po Lung Mei Beach in Tai Po District is 4, which means the water quality is "Very Poor". The red flags have been hoisted and beachgoers are advised not to enter the water to safeguard their health.
Ends/Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Issued at HKT 10:21
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