DSD Flooding Blackspot Database
DSD Flooding Blackspot Database - Simplified Internet Version
Blackspots Identity No. 1
Location Shek Wu Wai, San Tin
District Yuen Long
Scale 3
Cause of Flooding 1. Low-lying area.
2. Inadequate capacity of existing drainage channels
Responsible Division Mainland North
Responsible District
Senior Engineer
Y. K. LAI
Telephone No. 2300 1154
Responsible District
Engineer
Flora F. Y. LIE
Telephone No. 2300 1432
Year First Appeared 1989
Commissioning
Date of the
Drainage
Improvement
Works
2014 (First Phase)
Short-term Mitigation Measures 1. To carry out regular inspection and desilting at channel.
2. Sandbags were provided to villagers for flood protection and non-return valves were installed along the eastern watercourse to prevent water backflow to farmlands.
Long-term Mitigation Measures 1. First phase drainage Improvement works at Shek Wu Wai were completed (PWP item 4164CD).
2. Further drainiage improvement works are under planning (PWP Item 4112DC).