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Appointments to Drinking Water Safety Advisory Committee announced
     The Government announced today (December 30) the appointment of two new members and re-appointment of the incumbent Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and 13 members to the Drinking Water Safety Advisory Committee (DWSAC) for a two-year term from January 1, 2020.

     The Secretary for Development, Mr Michael Wong, said, "The Government attaches great importance to drinking water safety. I would like to express my sincere gratitude for members' support and contribution in the past two years, so that the Government could take forward various tasks relating to drinking water safety. I look forward to continue working with the DWSAC in formulating comprehensive and practicable policies and measures to further safeguard the quality of drinking water in Hong Kong."
     The DWSAC was set up on January 1, 2018, to advise the Development Bureau on the development of a regulatory regime for drinking water safety in Hong Kong, a review of Hong Kong Drinking Water Standards, as well as policies and operational strategies and measures relating to drinking water quality.  In addition, the DWSAC reviews global concerns about water safety, as well as the directions for new research in light of international practice, trends and development.
     Membership of the DWSAC from January 1, 2020, is as follows:
Mr Edmund Leung Kwong-ho
Vice Chairman
Dr Chan Hon-fai
Non-official members
Dr May Chui Ting-fong
Dr David Anthony Cunliffe
Professor Ho Kin-chung
Mr Vincent Ho Kui-yip
Professor Susanna Lau Kar-pui
Professor Irene Lo Man-chi
Dr Anthony Ma Yiu-wa
Ms Michelle Tang Ming-sum
Professor Shelly Tse Lap-ah
Dr Raymond Wong Siu-ming
Dr Vivian Wong Taam Chi-woon
Mr Peter Wong Yiu-sun
Ex-officio members
Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) or representative
Director of Health or representative
Director of Water Supplies or representative
Ends/Monday, December 30, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:00
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