Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Ordinance, Cap.499

Application for Permission to Apply Directly for Environmental Permit

(Application No. : DIR- 181/2009)


Project Title : Water Reclamation Facilities in Pumping Station and
Preliminary Treatment Works of Drainage Services Department


Conditions Imposed under Section 5(12) of the EIA Ordinance

for Permission to Apply Directly for Environmental Permit


1              All environmental mitigation measures described in the Project Profile [No. PP-389/2009] submitted with the Application No. DIR-181/2009 on 24 June 2009 shall be fully implemented.


2              All treated effluent from the Project shall meet the standards set out in Table 1 of the Project Profile (No. PP-389/2009).


3              Any discharge from the proposed facilities, any wastewater generated after non-potable uses of reclaimed water and any surplus or overflow reclaimed water under emergency situation shall be collected and diverted back to the sewage collection point of the respective pumping station or preliminary treatment work.


4              During the operation stage, upon receipt of odour complaint and subsequent verification that the water reclamation facility generates odour impact, the project proponent shall install odour removal facility to mitigate the odour impact.




Under section 17 of the EIA Ordinance, the applicant may appeal to the Appeal Board against the above conditions within 30 days of receipt of the notice of the Director’s decision.



Environmental Protection Department

August 2009