Services Department completed the “Stormwater Drainage Master Plan Study in
Sai Kung, East Kowloon and Southern Lantau” (DMP Study) in September 2000.
The DMP Study identified deficiencies and flooding problems in the existing
drainage systems in these three areas.
The Preliminary Project Feasibility Study (PPFS) Report for the drainage
improvements in Southern Lantau was subsequently completed in March 2002
identifying the constraints, proposing preliminary development options and
recommending further investigations and studies.
“Drainage Improvement in Southern Lantau – Investigation”, is part of the
recommendations in the DMP Study for upgrading the existing drainage capacity
in Southern Lantau.
Under this Project,
part of the proposed drainage improvement works in Southern Lantau is a
Designated Project under Schedule 2 Part I of the Environmental Impact
Assessment Ordinance (EIAO) and requires an environmental permit under the EIAO
for its construction and operation. The
Designated Project includes the drainage improvement works in Pak Ngan Heung
River, Tai Tei Tong River, Luk Tei Tong River and Luk Tei Tong (2) River in the
Mui Wo area. The locations of the Project are shown in Figure 1.1.
An EIA Study
for the Project has been undertaken in accordance with the EIA Study Brief No.
ESB-101/2002 registered under the EIAO and the Technical Memorandum on
Environmental Impact Assessment Process (EIAO-TM).
of this Executive Summary is to present the summary of the findings of the EIA
of the EIA study is to provide information on the nature and extent of
potential environmental impacts arising from the construction and operation of
the Project, and to contribute to decisions on the overall environmental
acceptability of the Project after the implementation of environmental
mitigation measures. Environmental
issues covered include noise, air quality, water quality, waste management,
ecology and cultural heritage.