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Tseung Kwan O Desalination Plant

Project Scope

The first stage of the Tseung Kwan O (TKO) desalination plant project comprises the following key components:

  1. construction of the first stage of the proposed desalination plant with a water production capacity at 135 000 cubic metres (m3) per day with provision for future expansion to the ultimate water production capacity up to 270 000 m3 per day and associated facilities;
  2. formation of a 10-hectare site earmarked at TKO Area 137 for the desalination plant and associated facilities with the ultimate water production capacity at 270 000 m3 per day;
  3. construction of the intake and outfall facilities of the proposed desalination plant with capacities catering for the ultimate water production capacity of the proposed desalination plant at 270 000 m3 per day;
  4. associated works including environmental impact mitigation, slope stabilisation and landscaping works; and
  5. associated mainlaying works for conveying the fresh water produced at the proposed desalination plant to the existing TKO fresh water primary service reservoir.

Project Website (if any)

https://www.tkodesal.hk/


Current Progress

Under design stage (item 1 - 4 listed in the project scope)
Under tender stage (item 5 listed in the project scope)


Project Office in WSD

Consultants Management Division (responsible for the items 1 – 4 listed in the project scope)
Construction Division (responsible for the item 5 listed in the project scope)


Consultant

Black & Veatch Hong Kong Limited (responsible for the items 1 – 4 listed in the project scope)


Contract (if any)

13/WSD/16 Mainlaying in Tseung Kwan O (item 5 listed in the project scope)


Other Related Information

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report was approved by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) on 4 November 2015. An Environmental Permit (EP) was issued by EPD on 4 December 2015.