Yuen Long Barrage Scheme
The scope of the proposed works comprises –
(a) construction of a barrage, and ancillary pumping and E&M facilities at Yuen Long Nullah;
(b) drainage works at the intersection of Yuen Long Nullah and Yuen Long Bypass Floodway;
(c) construction and modification of parapet walls along Yuen Long Nullah, Kam Tin River and Sham Chung River;
(d) apply the concept of revitalising water bodies to enhance the local environment quality of existing nullah between Long Ping West Rail Station and the proposed barrage; and
(e) associated works including landscaping, utility diversion, removal of existing inflatable dam, etc.
The Yuen Long Barrage Scheme would bring the flood protection level of Yuen Long Town Centre to the required standard. It also provides the opportunity to revitalize the existing Yuen Long Nullah.