Hong Kong gets its water supply from reservoirs and a Guangdong river. Photo: Edward Wong

Lawmakers endorse plan for HK$7.7 billion desalination plant in Hong Kong that will meet 5 per cent of city’s drinking water needs

  • But officials dismiss call for expansion of facility to cut reliance on water from across border
  • Project will now be passed on to Legco’s Finance Committee to discuss funding
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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Hong Kong gets its water supply from reservoirs and a Guangdong river. Photo: Edward Wong
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Shirley Zhao

Shirley Zhao

Shirley joined the Post in 2013 after reporting from China for a Hong Kong-based magazine. She has covered education, and now focuses on housing, land and planning.