1. Start of the Ping Yuen River project in May 2003 to solve the long-standing
flooding problem at Ta Kwu Ling.

2. DSD participated in the investigation of environmental factors contributing to the outbreak of SARS among occupants in Block E of Amoy Garden.

3. Construction of Ngong Ping STW - a tertiary sewage treatment plant with effluent re-use commenced in August 2003.


Completion of some major flood prevention projects in 2003-04 helped remove 9 flooding black spots and downgrade 2 serious flooding black spots to medium ones.


Commissioning of Sham Tseng STW in December 2003.

6. Completion of Ma Tin Tsuen and Shui Pin Wai Village Flood Pumping Schemes this year.