Harbour Area Treatment Scheme awarded 15th Tien-yow Jeme Civil Engineering Prize
3 June 2018
The Harbour Area Treatment Scheme (HATS) of the Drainage Services Department (DSD) has been awarded today (June 3) the 15th Tien-yow Jeme Civil Engineering Prize under the Municipal Engineering Category for the outstanding achievements of the HATS in the area of technological innovation and application.
At the prize presentation ceremony in Beijing today, the Director of Drainage Services, Mr Edwin TONG Ka-hung, said that through conveying sewage generated from both sides of Victoria Harbour to the Stonecutters Island Sewage Treatment Works for further treatment and disinfection, the HATS has improved the water quality of the harbour. The project was implemented in two stages and spanned two decades. It is by far the largest sewerage infrastructure project.
The relevant article was published on HKSAR Government Press Releases:
Director of Drainage Services, Mr Edwin TONG Ka-hung (right), and Senior Engineer, Mr Lawrence LEE Chiu-chun (left), with member of the Steering Committee of the Tien-yow Jeme Civil Engineering Prize and former Director of Civil Engineering Dr LAU Ching-kwong at the prize presentation ceremony in Beijing
Director of Drainage Services, Mr Edwin TONG Ka-hung (fifth left), received Tien-yow Jeme Civil Engineering Prize