Ombudsman Connie Lau Yin-hing says if the Water Supplies Department cannot effectively prevent the wastage of fresh water caused by leaking pipes, its publicity will backfire. Photo: Edward Wong Ombudsman Connie Lau Yin-hing says if the Water Supplies Department cannot effectively prevent the wastage of fresh water caused by leaking pipes, its publicity will backfire. Photo: Edward Wong
Ombudsman Connie Lau Yin-hing says if the Water Supplies Department cannot effectively prevent the wastage of fresh water caused by leaking pipes, its publicity will backfire. Photo: Edward Wong

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Ombudsman Connie Lau Yin-hing says if the Water Supplies Department cannot effectively prevent the wastage of fresh water caused by leaking pipes, its publicity will backfire. Photo: Edward Wong Ombudsman Connie Lau Yin-hing says if the Water Supplies Department cannot effectively prevent the wastage of fresh water caused by leaking pipes, its publicity will backfire. Photo: Edward Wong
Ombudsman Connie Lau Yin-hing says if the Water Supplies Department cannot effectively prevent the wastage of fresh water caused by leaking pipes, its publicity will backfire. Photo: Edward Wong
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