Examples of Environmentally Friendly Drainage Channel Designs Arising from Environmental Impact Assessments


PhotoThis document was produced as a result of discussions at the EIA Sub-committee of the Advisory Council on the Environment on the environmental design of drainage channels. It summarizes the environmentally friendly design measures recommended in the five EIA studies on drainage channels. The main objective is to build on the experiences and to provide a reference document for those working on such projects in the future. It is very much hoped that the designs in this document will set examples for all future similar or related projects.

Should readers have any comments on this document, you are welcome to write to us.

Our sincere thanks go to all the staff of the Agriculture and Fisheries Department, the Drainage Services Department, the Territory Development Department and the Environmental Assessment and Noise Division
of Environmental Protection Department who have contributed generously to the production of this document.


Environmental Assessment and Noise Division
Environmental Protection Department
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
27/F Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road,
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
May 1999


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