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Drainage Services Department
Governance Approach

Governance Approach


No. of Staff

Established in September 1989, DSD is one of the nine departments under the Development Bureau of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. As at March 2013, it had about 1,800 staff comprising professional, technical and general supporting staff.

Our Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision

To provide world-class wastewater and stormwater drainage services enabling the sustainable development of Hong Kong

Our Mission

  • Improving drainage services in a cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner
  • Enhancing a caring, harmonious, safe and healthy work environment that fosters staff development and a mindset for change
  • Strengthening relationships with community, industry and worldwide counterparts

Our Values

  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Quality
  • Commitment
  • Teamwork