Water Supplies Department

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]

Water Supplies Department
Department overview
Formed1982; 39 years ago (1982)
Preceding Department
  • Waterworks Office
JurisdictionHong Kong
HeadquartersImmigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
22.280157°N 114.172898°E / 22.280157; 114.172898
Employees4,465 (March 2018)[1]
Annual budgetHK$8,404.0m (2018-19)
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

Organisational structure

  • 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


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