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  1. Appel wants more resources to aid training

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... that the body is talking to the government about the possibility of getting additional facilities. 'There are two water sports centres run by the LCSD at St Stephen's beach and on the main ...

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    Quality of treated water in Hong Kong complies fully with WHO guidelines

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Kong on its website ( http://www.wsd.gov.hk/en/water_resources/water_quality/water_quality_monitor ing_data/index.html ). Gabriel Pang, senior engineer/public relations, Water Supplies ... Quality of treated water complies fully with WHO guidelines We would like to thank Vandana Marino for expressing her concern about the quality of Dongjiang water and Hong Kong's water ...

  3. Pressure on river spells the end of our low water bills

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... with such gay abandon. Hong Kong has few water resources of its own. Although the government embarked on a major programme of reservoir construction in the 1970s, earmarking almost a third of the territory's land area for water catchment, today Hong Kong is able to meet only about a quarter of its demand for water from its own resources. The rest, around 700 million tonnes a year, is piped ...

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    Letters to the Editor, September 02, 2012

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... water a wasted resource", August 18). We wish to thank Mr Maxwell for highlighting the importance of conserving or using rainfall as far as possible, especially given Hong Kong's lack of natural water resources. In fact, securing sufficient water resources for the community is at the top of the government's agenda, and appropriate action has been taken while observing ...

  5. Tibetan mineral water firm seeks HK$1.6b IPO

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lhasa-based mineral water company Tibet 5100 Water Resources is braving an ebbing stock market to raise up to HK$1.6 billion in an initial public offering in Hong Kong. The first Tibetan ... Water Resources is often called China's Evian, with its bottles priced five to six times other domestic mineral water products on the mainland. It says the water is sourced from a unique ...

  6. Eye on water quality

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and marine resources, in the Pearl River Delta. A Hong Kong government spokesman said the study will use a mathematical model developed by the two sides to assess the estuary's water quality ... Lai Ying-kit Hong Kong and Guangdong will jointly launch a study next year to devise plans for management of water quality in the Pearl River estuary. The decision was made during ...

  7. Guangdong testing scheme to limit businesses' water usage

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu A pilot scheme to limit the amount of water that businesses can use is being planned by the Guangdong provincial government to save resources and limit the amount of waste water. The plan was contained in a document on water usage limits, written by the Guangdong government's Water Resources Department, Development and Reform Commission and Economic and Trade ...

  8. HK plans to take less water from drought-hit Guangdong

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the province during its hard times,' she said. 'It is also a good chance to educate Hong Kong people to save water. We should understand that water is a scarce resource, and not something ... Ng Kang-chung Proposals are being discussed which could lead to Hong Kong taking less water from Guangdong. This is to help the province cope with the prolonged drought that has left about ...

  9. Rising tide of trash found in HK waters

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 12,900 tonnes of trash was cleared from waters around the city last year, a 5 per cent increase over 2007. This compares with 6,750 tonnes in 1998. Yet the latest figure does not include ... are finding enormous amounts of recyclable waste, especially plastics, along Hong Kong's beaches and in the water.' About a quarter of the trash collected last year, nearly 3,000 tonnes, ...

  10. Hong Kong to save $105m with new cross-border water deal

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung and Zhou Rifang, director-general of Guangdong's Department of Water Resources, will have to be renegotiated in 2008. Under the agreement, Hong Kong will provide ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong will save about $105 million in the next three years and stop dumping huge amounts of unwanted water under a revised supply agreement signed with Guangdong ...




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