Media interviewed DSD on work against climate change and Sau Nga Road Stormwater Storage Scheme
14 April 2022
On 14 April 2022, Ming Pao, Ta Kung Pao and Oriental Daily interviewed two DSD senior engineers, Ms Joy LEE Ching-man and Mr Antony WAN Nam-fung respectively, about DSD’s work on combating climate change and the Sau Nga Road Stormwater Storage Scheme.
Ms LEE explained to the reporters how the DSD copes with the challenges brought by extreme weather through strengthening the adoption of technologies and carrying out flood prevention works on the basis of “Three-pronged Flood Prevention Strategy” and “Blue-Green Drainage Infrastructure” concepts. Ms LEE also further mentioned DSD’s plan to launch six drainage improvement works and target to seek funding approval in this financial year.
After that, Mr WAN introduced the Sau Nga Road Stormwater Storage Scheme in details, including its background, features, benefits and challenges, at the Sau Nga Road Playground. Mr WAN pointed out that, apart from storage of stormwater for flood prevention, the stormwater storage tank beneath the Sau Nga Road Playground has also equipped with artificial intelligence technology to control stormwater discharge at appropriate time to maintain the ecological development of Tsui Ping River at the downstream.
The relevant articles were published on 17 April 2022. To view the articles, please refer to the following links (Chinese only):
DSD Senior Engineer, Ms Joy LEE Ching-man (right), explained to the reporters the DSD’s work on combating climate change
DSD Senior Engineer, Mr Antony WAN Nam-fung (second left), introduced the Sau Nga Road Stormwater Storage Scheme in detail
DSD senior engineers, Ms Joy LEE Ching-man (left) and Mr Antony WAN Nam-fung (right), gave an interview to media