Civil Engineering Workshop

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Emerging Issues and Solutions of Drinking Water Treatment Works

9:00am - 1:00pm
Room 3574 (Lift 27/28), CIVL Departmental Conference Room

Workshop on Emerging Issues and Solutions of Drinking Water Treatment Works

Chair: Prof. Xiangru Zhang

Time 

Event 

9:00 – 9:05 

Introduction by Prof. Xiangru ZHANG

9:05 – 9:10 

Opening remarks by Prof. Limin ZHANG, Department Head 

9:10 – 10:40 

Lecture by Mr. Yau Ting (Kelvin) KWOK,

Former Chief Waterworks Chemist of Water Supplies Department, Project Assistant Secretary (Water Safety) of Development Bureau, HKSAR   

10:40 – 10:50 

Break

10:50 – 12:20 

Lecture by Mr. Tak Yip (TY) CHOY

Chief Waterworks Chemist of Water Supplies Department, HKSAR

12:20 – 13:00 Lab visit (for speaker only)
Speakers / Performers:
Mr. Yau Ting (Kelvin) KWOK
Former Chief Waterworks Chemist of Water Supplies Department, Project Assistant Secretary (Water Safety) of Development Bureau, HKSAR

Kelvin had been working in the Water Science Division of the Water Supplies Department for more than 30 years. He was mainly involved in the design of drinking water treatment process, establishment of the drinking water quality criteria, ascertaining the drinking water safety and coordinating relevant research and development studies related to emerging issues in the drinking water supply industry. Kelvin obtained his BSc degree in Chemistry from the University of Hong Kong and a MSc degree in Medical Biochemistry from the Brunel University. He was formerly the Chief Waterworks Chemist of the Water Supplies Department and is currently serving as a Project Assistant Secretary in the Development Bureau for matters related to drinking water safety.

Speakers / Performers:
Mr. Tak Yip (TY) CHOY
Chief Waterworks Chemist of Water Supplies Department, HKSAR

Mr. CHOY joined the Hong Kong's first chemical waste treatment facility at Tsing Yi after graduating with a BSc degree in Chemistry from the University of Hong Kong in 1993.  In 2000, he joined the Water Science Division of the Water Supplies Department as a waterworks chemist and later obtained his MSc degree in Environmental Science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2002. Currently, he is the Chief Waterworks Chemist of WSD involving in developing system to monitor compliance of the quality targets and standards for raw water and drinking water in Hong Kong, He also coordinates research studies on emerging issues in the drinking water supply industry.  

 

 

 

 

Language
English
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For enquiry: Dr. Jenny Han (mobile 5222 0967) or Dr. Emma Li (mobile 5931 1268)

Organizer
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
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