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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 ...

  2. Rising concern on Guangdong waste water

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on rivers, where three quarters of the province's waste water was discharged. A report on the quality of Guangdong's water resources for 2011, compiled by the provincial department of water resources, said more than 12.5 billion tonnes of waste water- 55 per cent of which was industrial, while the rest was domestic sewage- was produced across Guangdong, the Guangzhou Daily reported ...

  3. News - China - POLLUTION

    Dongguan authorities admit water from Dongjiang not fit to drink

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... section but from further upstream. A study conducted by Dongguan's water resources bureau found that the quality of water in the river had worsened steadily in recent years, with most ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Dongjiang water not fit to drink Dongguan authorities have admitted for the first time that water from the city's section of the Dongjiang, or East River, ...

  4. To avoid a future crisis, Hong Kong needs to come up with a water plan

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... promulgated the Opinion on Implementing a Strict System for Water Resources in February, which requested all local authorities to 'base their needs on and act according to water ... Hong Kong has survived many uncertainties and crises in the 15 years since the handover. However, we are still failing to plan ahead of time and think in a broader perspective. Water ...

  5. Factory exodus 'threatens' HK's water supply

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to Hong Kong from Dongguan. 'There were not many industries in Heyuan in the past and it was rich in water resources and rather clean,' think tank chief executive Christine Loh Kung-wai ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com The massive relocation of polluting factories in Guangdong to the banks of Hong Kong's main water source threatens to contaminate supply and pose ...

  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. Our low prices encourage wasteful use of water

    Posted May 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... developing ones. China's economic rise is steadily straining resources. Heavy industries and power plants use huge amounts of water. As our own example shows, consumer societies tend ... sustainability remains absent. Pricing is the best way to manage resources. Our low prices are encouraging water use; there is no doubt that high ones will discourage it. Only people who truly can't ...

  8. Another year of water shortages for Guangdong

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by factories along rivers and inefficient use of resources, Guangdong's water resources department said. 'Inefficiencies' meant that only 30 per cent of Guangdong's available river ... Guangdong's rivers to encourage conservation, according to the provincial Water Resources Department. The department will also cap water draws from the Dongjiang. Under the scheme, cities along ...

  9. Guangdong searches for more water

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... source of Hong Kong's water- and burgeoning growth in an area with a population of 40 million has put heavy pressure on supplies this year. A group of Guangdong water resources experts ... ,' said PriceWaterhouseCoopers partner Alfred Leung. Li Ming, a lecturer at Sun Yat-sen University's water resources and environment department, said a project to draw water from the Xijiang ...

  10. 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 ...




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