China’s Dongjiang, or East River, has been providing Hong Kong with water since 1965 and it accounts for between 70 and 80 per cent of the city’s needs. Photo: Photothek via Getty Images
China’s Dongjiang, or East River, has been providing Hong Kong with water since 1965 and it accounts for between 70 and 80 per cent of the city’s needs. Photo: Photothek via Getty Images
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New water deal is a step in the right direction

  • Hong Kong’s guaranteed supply of water from Guangdong province has resulted in excess and waste. The latest supply agreement will hopefully begin to change that

China’s Dongjiang, or East River, has been providing Hong Kong with water since 1965 and it accounts for between 70 and 80 per cent of the city’s needs. Photo: Photothek via Getty Images
China’s Dongjiang, or East River, has been providing Hong Kong with water since 1965 and it accounts for between 70 and 80 per cent of the city’s needs. Photo: Photothek via Getty Images
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