Tai Lam Chung Reservoir


Tai Lam Chung Reservoir

Tai Lam Chung Resouvoir under construction
Tai Lam Chung Resouvoir under construction
Water was gradually impounded. With a storage capacity of 20 million cubic metres, the reservoir helped relieve the water shortage problem.
"Dam under construction. The contract of the Tai Lam Chung Dam was awarded to Major Contractors Ltd in 1952, who at once started preliminary work.
Scour Valve Opening Ceremony July 1956
Work site in Shum Tseng. The 40-million-dollar project, commenced in 1952 and completed in 1957, was the biggest engineering project ever undertaken in Hong Kong at that time.
Reservoir under construction.
Tai Lam Chung Resouvoir under construction
Site visit of Lawrence Kadoorie (4th left) and then governor Sir Alexander Grantham (2nd right).
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