Safe drinking water is vital to your health and to the continued development of Hong Kong. Find an overview of how the Water Supplies Department provides drinking water for Hong Kong, and the processes involved in safeguarding its quality.
The potential for pollution in Hong Kong's rivers and streams is a significant threat, given the large concentrations of population around the many waterways. Learn about the state of our rivers and the Government's work in ensuring the highest environmental standard are met.
Hong Kong depends on the sea for navigation, recreation, seafood production and the supply of flushing and cooling water, so keeping the marine environment clean is important to everyone. Learn about why the Government is monitoring marine water quality, how the monitoring process works and where you can find out the water quality of an area at any given time.
The Harbour Area Treatment Scheme is collecting and treating the sewage on both sides of Victoria Harbour. Learn about why the scheme was implemented, its phases and what the polluter pays principle is doing to help improve the water quality of our world renowned harbour.
Safe and useable water extracted from sewage in the treatment process is becoming increasingly important around the world. Learn exactly what reclaimed water is, how it is being used in Hong Kong and where to find more information on it.