DSD is led by the Director of Drainage Services who is supported by the Deputy Director of Drainage Services and four Assistant Directors. Each Assistant Director is responsible for overseeing the operations of one of DSD’s four branches, namely Sewage Services Branch, Operations and Maintenance Branch, Projects and Development Branch, and Electrical and Mechanical Branch.
DSD's Senior Management
DSD’s organisational structure is illustrated in the following chart.
In addition to the headquarters sections/units offering technical, accounting and administrative support, there are a total of 15 functional Divisions/Sections under the four branches. A summary of the responsibilities of the branches is shown below.
- Projects and Development Branch is responsible for the implementation of capital works projects, which include the design and construction of drains, flood control and relief works, sewerage network and sewage treatment facilities.
- Operations and Maintenance Branch is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the drainage and sewerage systems in the territory as well as flood control, planning of drainage and sewerage systems, enforcement of land drainage legislation and the management and maintenance of engineered drainage channels.
- Electrical and Mechanical Branch is responsible for the operation and maintenance of sewage treatment and flood protection facilities as well as electrical and mechanical design and installation works in sewerage and drainage projects of the Department.
- Sewage Services Branch is responsible for the implementation of sewerage and sewage treatment projects including Harbour Area Treatment Scheme and collection of sewage charges.
The Green Management Committee plays an advisory role on environmental issues and is responsible for reviewing departmental policies on environmental management, setting objectives and targets for continual improvement, and monitoring the implementation of environmental policies and targets. The Committee is chaired by the Deputy Director while Assistant Director/Electrical and Mechanical is appointed as the Green Manager.
Organisation Chart of Green Management Committee
The Energy and Emission Management Team has been established to steer the implementation of the six commitments under the Clean Air Charter since 2006. It also oversees the departmental energy and emission management through identifying emission sources, benchmarking performance, implementing improvement measures, auditing, reporting and sharing experience. The Team is chaired by Assistant Director/Electrical and Mechanical.
Organisation Chart of Energy and Emission Management Team
Inspired to promote green tips and sustainability awareness at workplace, the Green Champions are a group of DSD staff who are interested in environmental matters and sustainable lifestyle. The Green Champions act as a role model to other colleagues by practising environmentally friendly measures at workplace and encouraging positive behavioural changes among staff.