Stakeholder Engagement Activities
DSD attaches great importance to the opinion of various stakeholders with an open-minded attitude and actively maintain an interactive and long-term partnerships with multi-sectoral stakeholders. DSD is committed to promoting and introducing our works to the public through various means of media as well as engaged in the promotion and educational work of ecological conservation and water-friendly culture, with the hope of the public can further understand and support the works of DSD. In addition, DSD also encourages employees to physically take part in volunteer services and charitable activities for giving back to the society.
The media is our crucial partner for channeling our news and communicating with the public. This year, we continued to host media briefings, attend interviews and participate in informative programmes organised by the media to brief stakeholders and share details of the projects that are of public concern. DSD strives to enhance the department’s image and deepen the public’s understanding of our work.
Exchange between the Management and Media
Mr. Edwin TONG Ka-hung, then Director of Drainage Services, gave an interview to the media on Inter-Reservoirs Transfer Scheme and Land Co-use of DSD facilities
On 27 September 2018, Mr. Edwin TONG Ka-hung, then Director of Drainage Services, attended an interview to present DSD’s Inter-reservoirs Transfer Scheme and Land Co-use at DSD facilities to the media. The interview was published on 8 October 2018.
Annual Media Briefing
On 28 March 2019, DSD held the Annual Media Briefing to brief the media on the latest situation of DSD’s major works. In addition, DSD led a visit for the media to Stonecutters Island Sewage Treatment Works (STW) to introduce the Enhancement Works of Harbour Area Treatment Scheme (HATS).
Media Interviews on DSD Projects and Work
Media Interview on Drainage Tunnels
On 13 August 2018, Mr. Terence LEE Chun-pang, Engineer, gave an interview to Sky Post on precautionary works for the rainy season. Mr. LEE introduced to the reporter the concept of interception of Lai Chi Kok Drainage Tunnel (LCKDT) and shared the operation and maintenance systems of LCKDT. The interview was published in Sky Post on 7 September 2018.
Media Interviews on “Food Waste and Sewage Sludge Anaerobic Co-digestion Pilot Trial”
On 1 February 2019, Ming Pao, Sing Tao Daily and Hong Kong Economic Times interviewed Ms. Sussana LAI Wai-kwan, Senior Electrical and Mechanical Engineer and Mr. CHEUNG Kin-kuen, Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, regarding the “Food Waste and Sewage Sludge Anaerobic Co-digestion Pilot Trial” at the Tai Po STW. The interview was published on 11 February 2019.
Participation in TV and Radio Informative Programmes
Radio Television Hong Kong reported on the Ecological Enhancement Site Trials at Ma Wat River and Lower Lam Tsuen River
On 8 November 2018, Happy Daily, the informative programme of RTHK Radio 1, interviewed representatives from Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) and DSD about the Hong Kong Biodiversity Festival 2018 and the Ecological Enhancement works at Ma Wat River and Lower Lam Tsuen River. During the interview, Ms. Maggie YIP Pui-kei, DSD Engineer, explained the background, ecological consideration and the results of the enhancement works at Ma Wat River and Lower Lam Tsuen River. In addition, DSD’s works in river revitalization and river ecological conservation were also discussed. The interview was broadcast during Happy Daily on 8 November 2018.
Asia Television Interviewed Mr. Barry NG Ka-wing, Electrical and Mechanical Engineer and Mr. Sammy LAI Chiu-leung, Hotline Superintendent
On 7 December 2018, Mr. Barry NG Ka-wing, Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, and Mr. Sammy LAI Chiuleung, Hotline Superintendent, gave an interview to the progamme of Asia Television (ATV), “Hong Kong Snipe”, on DSD’s manhole cover design competition. During the interview, Mr. LAI briefly explained the history of local manholes of various categories while Mr. NG introduced DSD’s manhole cover design competition and encouraged participation. The interview was broadcast in ATV and Hong Kong Open Televisions on 13 December 2018.