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Swimming not recommended near Sirens at St Paul’s Bay because of drainage overflow


The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health said that following an overflow of sewage yesterday in the Sirens area in St Paul’s Bay, although the necessary works have been carried out as a precaution, until results for sea water samples which were collected from the area are confirmed bathing is not recommended at:

Malta – Sirens, St. Paul’s Bay (Site Code C 22).

Information signs indicating closure have been fixed in the area as indicated on the map above.

For further information on the quality of bathing water, the public is kindly requested to contact the Health Inspectorate Services between 8.00 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. on telephone number (+356) 2133 7333, or by calling personally at its offices at Continental Business Centre, Old Railway Track, Santa Venera or via e-mail at mhi@gov.mt. Outside office hours, the public is cordially requested to call the automated system on (+356) 2182 7146 or on mobile number for Malta (+356) 7950 9918 or Gozo number (+356) 7950 9919.


Original article found on The Malta Independent


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