Health directorate issues warning against swimming in Xlendi bay

The authorities have warned against swimming in Gozo's Xlendi bay amid fears the water may be contaminated

The environmental health directorate has issued a warning that, until further notice, swimming in Xlendi bay in Gozo could be unsafe due to possible contamination of the water.

The source of the contamination is thought to be farm waste that found its way to the sea. 

Warning signs have been erected in the locality. For more information, the public may contact the health inspectorate on 2133 7333 between 7am and 3pm, or email on [email protected].