Most of Hong Kong’s drinking water comes from the Dongjiang. Photo: SCMP Most of Hong Kong’s drinking water comes from the Dongjiang. Photo: SCMP
Most of Hong Kong’s drinking water comes from the Dongjiang. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong strikes new water import deal with mainland China, paying only for amount supplied

  • New ‘package deal deductible sum’ agreement with Guangdong province for water from the Dongjiang, or East River, covers the years 2021-23
  • Up to 80 per cent of city’s water comes from Dongjiang, with city paying for fixed ceiling of 820 million cubic metres each year under previous deal

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Most of Hong Kong’s drinking water comes from the Dongjiang. Photo: SCMP Most of Hong Kong’s drinking water comes from the Dongjiang. Photo: SCMP
Most of Hong Kong’s drinking water comes from the Dongjiang. Photo: SCMP
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