IP-based CCTV Surveillance Cameras to tackle illegal dumping

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The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) in Hong Kong will progressively extend the scheme on installation of Internet Protocol (IP) CCTV surveillance cameras to combat illegal dumping, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest.

The IP cameras will be deployed at “illegal refuse deposit blackspots” in all districts starting from 6 June to combat illegal deposits of refuse and improve environmental hygiene.

A spokesman for the FEHD said the Department FEHD launched a six-month pilot scheme on installation of IP cameras at six refuse deposit blackspots in Central and Western, Sham Shui Po and Yuen Long districts in late December 2016.

The pilot scheme was said to have effectively curbed illegal dumping through targeted surveillance and enforcement actions.

Considering these encouraging results, the FEHD, after consulting all District Councils, will extend the scheme to cover about 80 refuse deposit blackspots in the territory for a trial period of one year. The scheme will be reviewed one year after implementation.

When the scheme commences next week, IP cameras installed at 46 blackspots in various districts will be ready for use and installation work at the remaining blackspots will be conducted progressively.

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