SCMP Chronicles

21HK: What's in Hong Kong's water?

We reveal the chemical cocktails beneath the surface

PUBLISHED : Monday, 19 August, 2013, 11:30am
UPDATED : Monday, 28 July, 2014, 2:52pm

In a two-part special report, the South China Morning Post examines the challenges of keeping Hong Kong's water supply flowing and clean.

We meet the scientists and engineers experimenting with new ways to deal with the city’s growing demand for water and the increasing amounts of chemicals like antibiotics, cleaning fluids and personal care products in it.

Click here to access the report