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Reducing Lead Exposure




  • Seminar on "Quality Water Supply Scheme for Buildings - Fresh Water (Management System)" (QMS) (November 2018) New

      PowerPoint slides - Drinking Water Safety in Schools (Chinese version only)

      PowerPoint slides - Quality Water Supply Scheme for Buildings - Fresh Water (Management System) (Chinese version only)

      PowerPoint slides - Enhanced Programme (Chinese version only)


  • Briefing Session on "Action Plan for Enhancing Drinking Water Safety in Hong Kong" (October 2017)

     PowerPoint slides (Chinese version only)


  • Seminars on "Water Use Tips" (for Kindergartens and Kindergarten-cum-Child Care Centres) (January 2017)

     PowerPoint slides - Ways to ensure water quality and water safey in drinking water (Chinese version only)

     Water Use Tips


      PowerPoint slides - Health Advice for Reducing Lead Exposure (Chinese version only)

      PowerPoint slides - Water Safety (for Secondary and Primary schools) (Chinese version only)

      PowerPoint slides - Water Safety (for Kindergartens and Kindergarten-cum-Child Care Centres) (Chinese version only)



Useful Information


1.  Points-to-note on water tests



Water Sampling Procedure


Laboratories accredited for testing lead in water


2.  Booklet


Booklet on "Hong Kong's Water Supply - Reducing Lead in Drinking Water"


3.  Advice of the Water Supplies Department 



Installation and Use of Wall-mounted Kettles Connected with Inside Service (29.9.2015)


Leaflet on "Tips for Using Wall-mounted Dispensers"


Quality Water Supply in Buildings (10.12.2015)


4.  Advice of the Department of Health



Health advice to schools and kindergartens for reducing lead exposure 



The water tests arranged by the Government for kindergartens as well as public sector and Direct Subsidy Scheme primary and secondary schools built with government funding in 2005 or after were completed.  For enquiries on the handling of the issue of lead in drinking water in individual schools, please contact the schools concerned direct.

Last revision date: 19 November 2018
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