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The Western Salt Water Service Reservoirs are the first reservoirs in Hong Kong to be built in rock caverns. The facility, comprising two saltwater service reservoirs with a total capacity of 12,000 cubic meters managed by the Water Supplies Department, provides flushing water to tens of thousands of residents in the Central and Western Districts.

The reservoirs were relocated from the grounds of the University of Hong Kong to the current site in a mountain cavern in 2009 to make way for the University's Centennial Campus. The award-winning undertaking provided an innovative, sustainable and environmentally friendly solution to repurposing land for space-starved Hong Kong while retaining key utility services.

Members are invited to take part in a visit to the Western Salt Water Service Reservoirs at the University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam on 18 September to learn more about its design features and construction method of the caverns. Members will also be introduced to the salt water flushing system in Hong Kong and the operation of the Western Salt Water Service Reservoirs to gain a better appreciation of and understanding on the reliable supply of salt water in Hong Kong.

Owing to limited places, priority will be given to corporate members. The Chamber and the hosting party reserve the right to reject any applications.

The tentative itinerary is as follows:

10:00   Coach pick up at Admiralty
10:25   Arrive at Western Salt Water Service Reservoirs
10:30   Introduction to the operation of the reservoirs and salt water flushing system by the Water Supplies Department
11:30    End of tour and depart for Admiralty

Note to participants: The participation fee is charged by the Chamber for transportation and administrative purposes.

Language English
Date and Time 2019/09/18 10:00 to 11:30
Venue Pokfulam Road
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Karen Au
Tel: 28231200
Fee Members @ HK$310
+$50 for booking offline
Members Only
Notes - Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of payment, on a first come first served basis.
- Booking transfer is allowed for corporate members with advanced notice, walk-ins are normally not accepted.
- The Chamber reserves the right to decline any booking or cancel the event. In such case, a full refund of the participation fee will be issued.
- No refund will be made for last minute cancellations or no-shows. If the booking is cancelled at least 7 days before the event, and in such cases the refund will be subjected to a 10% administration fee, or HK$100 deduction, whichever is higher.
- A $50 handling fee per person will be charged for all offline bookings (e.g. fax, e-mail, post) for all Chamber events. Go online today by downloading our app or registering on the HKGCC website to save the environment and money.
- Priority is given to corporate members. The decision to accept or decline any booking shall be at sole discretion of the Chamber.
- This event is for members only. At most 2 representatives from each member company may attend.