Water Supplies Department

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Water Supplies Department
Department overview
Formed1982 [1]
Preceding Department
  • Waterworks Office [2]
JurisdictionHong Kong
HeadquartersImmigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
22°16′49″N 114°10′22″E / 22.280157°N 114.172898°E / 22.280157; 114.172898Coordinates: 22°16′49″N 114°10′22″E / 22.280157°N 114.172898°E / 22.280157; 114.172898
Employees4,465 (March 2018)[1]
Annual budgetHK$8,404.0m (2018-19) [3]
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Department executive
  • Wong Chung-leung, Director of Water Supplies
Parent departmentDevelopment Bureau
Key document
  • Waterworks Ordinance (Cap. 102)
Water Supplies Department
Traditional Chinese水務署
Simplified Chinese水务署
Politics and government
of Hong Kong
Related topics Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong portal

The Water Supplies Department (WSD; Chinese: 水務署) is the department under Development Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong of the People's Republic of China providing a reliable and adequate supply of wholesome potable water and sea water to customers in Hong Kong. The headquarter office is located at the Immigration Tower on Gloucester Road.[2]

Organisational structure[edit]

  • Customer service branch
  • Development branch
  • Finance and information technology branch
  • Mechanical and electrical branch
  • New works branch
  • Operations branch
  • Contract advisory unit
  • Public relations unit
  • Departmental administration division
  • General administration section


The WSD headquarter office is accessible within walking distance North of Wan Chai Station of the MTR.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "WSD - Staff Establishment". www.wsd.gov.hk. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Our Vision, Mission and Values". WSD. Retrieved 21 April 2014.