DSD Flooding Blackspot Database - Simplified Internet Version
Blackspots Identity No. 3
Location Ting Kok Road - Shuen Wan Chim Uk to Wong Yue Tan
District Tai Po
Scale 3
Cause of Flooding 1. Low-lying area.
2. Depletion of flood storage due to land filling.
3. Blockage of inlet of box culvert by tree trunks, rubbish and construction material.
Responsible Division Mainland North
Responsible District
Senior Engineer
S.C. WONG
Telephone No. 2300 1153
Responsible District
Engineer
K.L. WONG
Telephone No. 23001630
Year First Appeared 1997
Commissioning
Date of the
Drainage
Improvement
Works
February 2014
Short-term Mitigation Measures 1. The installation of grills at the culvert inlet in Wai Ha River has been completed.
2. Desilting of Wai Ha River when the need arises .
3. An access bridge at the outlet of Wai Ha River obstructing the flow was removed in September 2000.
Long-term Mitigation Measures Drainage improvement works under PWP Item 4109CD.