Introduction

The Laboratory Division is a division directly affiliated to the Municipal Affairs Bureau (IAM). The major functions include monitoring the water quality of drinking water, swimming pools and beaches, assisting other public departments and entities in conducting research and laboratory tests, and supporting other IAM’s subsidiary units in carrying out tests.
The Laboratory is equipped with advanced testing devices and equipment. Moreover, the systems of quality documentation management, storage management, sample management, laboratory safety and test reports are constantly optimised so as to allow the laboratory quality management system to operate more efficiently.
In addition to expanding the scope of services, the Laboratory has been striving to improve the testing level and the technical capabilities of technicians. High-performance advanced scientific devices have been introduced continuously to meet requirements in order to improve and consolidate the testing level. At the same time, with a rigorous, scientific and fair attitude, professional, reliable and accurate testing services are provided to safeguard the public’s water and food safety.