27 Jan '12, 5am

Pasir Ris beach reopens to public after quality of its water upgraded by NEA from 'Fair' to 'Good' standard

Pasir Ris beach reopens to public after quality of its water upgraded by NEA from 'Fair' to 'Good' standard

Pasir Ris beach reopened to the public on Friday, after the quality of its water was upgraded by the National Environment Agency. -- ST PHOTO: AZIZ HUSSIN Pasir Ris beach reopened to the public on Friday, after the quality of its water was upgraded by the National Environment Agency. The water, which previously received a 'Fair' grading, has improved to meet 'Good' standard. Following guidelines set by the World Health Organization, only beaches that are graded 'Good' or 'Very Good' are suitable for whole body water contact activities such as swimming and wakeboarding. Pasir Ris beach's previous 'Fair' grading was attributed to a number of possible sources, including minor leaks from old sewers, discharge from nearby ships and sewage treatment plants. Background story Classification of water quality of the 6 recreational beaches in Singapore Sentosa Island - Very Good Sele...

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