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  1. Water waste at swimming pools

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... requirements,' a spokesman said. At Morrison Hill in Causeway Bay, there are just four pools and only 300 cubic metres of water is used daily on average, although an average of 2,200 people swim there. ... of last year and early this year, the audit examined water consumption at five pool complexes in Fanling, Kowloon Park, Kowloon Tsai, Morrison Hill and Sha Tin. The pools use 1.3 million litres ...

  2. Student accused of indecent assault

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A third-year University of Hong Kong mathematics student is standing trial at Eastern Court for allegedly grabbing the breast of a 16-year-old in a swimming pool. Chow Sin-pui, 21, is accused of indecent assault for grabbing the girl's right breast while swimming at Morrison Hill Swimming Pool on March 12. The trial continues today before Magistrate Gary Lam ...

  3. Pool showers drain on resources

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... perform better than the lever-type design, which keeps flowing until the user turns it off, if the right shower head design is in place. At the Morrison Hill pool complex in Wan Chai, where lever ... Cheung Chi-fai and Michael Au Some public swimming pools are operating inefficient showers that spray out as much as 14 litres of water per minute, an inspection by the South China Morning ...

  4. Swim options

    Posted Jul 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Inquiries: 2827 5240. Morrison Hill Swimming Pool, 7 Oi Kwan Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2575 3028. Chai Wan Swimming Pool, 345 San Ha Street, Chai Wan. Inquiries: 2558 3538. HK Park Sports Centre, 29 ... Don't like the gym, but want to do more cardio? There are options that don't cost much- and some are free- such as public pools and indoor sports centres. Pao Yue Kong Swimming ...


    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Tara Jenkins

    ... Hammer Hill Road Leisure Pool Children love fantasy playgrounds and they adore swimming pools. Combine the two and you've got a surefire winner - which is why the leisure pool at Hammer Hill is one of the best places to take your kids. Built to look like a slightly lurid lagoon, with huge, plastic palm trees and vivid green astroturf, the free-form pool sprawls part ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    Staff recall fondly the good old days of Victoria Park pool

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... treatment. "We had chlorine leaks all the time," said Chan, who worked at the complex when it opened in 1957 until 1972, when he transferred to the then-new Morrison Hill swimming pool ... of pool in the swim of things The old Victoria Park public pool had a glorious history of having hosted many major water sports events, but few know it also had a past of having dirt-black water ...

  7. From the top

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... with a thriving vertical garden (see Tried + tested) and steps up to the pool and outdoor-entertaining areas. 'In summer I spend almost every night up here,' says Kan, who swims for about half ... A two-level, 4,000 sq ft penthouse with a private pool on the roof and a long, open living area fronted by glass balcony doors along its entire width, the new property countered ideas Kan and his wife ...

  8. Bird falls in, 300 cleared from pool

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Felix Chan Swimmers at a public pool in Wan Chai were given a first-hand lesson in vigilance against H5N1 flu when a bird flew into the water and staff ordered everyone out. About 300 people were evacuated from the main pool at the Morrison Hill swimming complex, Oi Kwan Road, when the bird flew into the water at 2.15pm. Staff immediately picked it out ...

  9. A big splash of waste

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Services Department's pool complexes in Fanling, Kowloon Park, Kowloon Tsai, Morrison Hill and Sha Tin. The seven pools at the Sha Tin Jockey Club are the most wasteful, according ... in an Olympic-sized pool. On an average day during the peak summer swimming season in 2010, only 990 people swam there. That means every visitor to the complex used an average of 1,323 litres of water ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Keep lifeguards' dispute out of public swimming pools

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 04:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... they are unimportant. It would therefore seem irresponsible of them to knowingly walk away from duty. Regrettably, this was what happened with a group of staff at the state-of-the-art swimming pool in Victoria ... with management. The pool was forced to shut for hours without notice. Service only resumed in the afternoon upon reinforcement from other pools. The impact may have been small as the swimming season has ...




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