The Hong Kong Branch of The Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering (formerly known as Institute of Plumbing) was registered in the Societies Registration Office by Mr. G. S. Stokes. The main objective of the Hong Kong Branch was to provide better service to the members in Hong Kong region. Since the inception of the local branch, it maintains frequent dialogue with the Water Authority which forms a bridge between the industry and the Government Departments.
The parent Institute provides full support to the Hong Kong Branch in terms of advancement of science and practice of plumbing. The number of Hong Kong members grow dramatically from about 200 members to more than 900 members in Hong Kong region. The Hong Kong Branch will continue to implement the objects as set out by the Institute including training and further public education of plumbing.