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Two DSD facilities were awarded the Final Platinum rating and Provisional Platinum rating under BEAM Plus
13 Dec 2016
Two facilities of the Drainage Services Department (DSD), namely the "Provision of Interception Facilities at Jordan Valley Box Culvert – Pumping Station" and the "Shek Chung Au Sewage Pumping Station", were bestowed the Final Platinum rating and Provisional Platinum rating under BEAM Plus New Buildings respectively, recognising the outstanding achievements of the department in promoting environmental protection and sustainable development.

In the certificate presentation ceremony, the Director of Drainage Services, Mr Edwin Tong, said that DSD has proactively incorporated green and sustainable development elements in implementing its flood prevention and sewage treatment infrastructure projects, and will continue to promote the wider use of green building for the sustainable development in Hong Kong.

Building Environmental Assessment Method (BEAM) Plus Assessment is a comprehensive environmental assessment scheme for buildings recognised by Hong Kong Green Building Council.  BEAM Plus New Buildings covers the demolition, planning, design, construction and commissioning of a new building project.  It seeks to reduce environmental impacts of a new building and improve environmental quality.



The Under Secretary for the Environment, Ms Christine Loh (seventh right), presenting the awards to the Director of Drainage Services, Mr Edwin Tong (seventh left), the Assistant Directors of Drainage Services, Mr Michael Fong (sixth right), the Chief Engineer of the DSD, Mr Kwok Ping-keung (fifth right), the Director of Black & Veatch (Hong Kong) Limited, Mr Andy Kwok (sixth left), and the project teams at the award presentation ceremony on December 13
 

 
 
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