A man draws water from a temporary pipe at Kai Ching Estate last October. Photo: Sam Tsang A man draws water from a temporary pipe at Kai Ching Estate last October. Photo: Sam Tsang
A man draws water from a temporary pipe at Kai Ching Estate last October. Photo: Sam Tsang

Plumbing contractor in Hong Kong tainted water scandal says he was unaware solder should be lead-free

Managing director of firm established in 1981 admits to inquiry he had never heard of lead poisoning

Topic |   Hong Kong's tainted water scare
A man draws water from a temporary pipe at Kai Ching Estate last October. Photo: Sam Tsang A man draws water from a temporary pipe at Kai Ching Estate last October. Photo: Sam Tsang
A man draws water from a temporary pipe at Kai Ching Estate last October. Photo: Sam Tsang
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