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Western Salt Water Service Reservoirs

  • Built in 2009

  • Consists of 2 rock caverns approximately 50m long, 17.6m wide and 17m high each

  • Maximum storage of 12,000m3 salt water

  • Released surface land for construction of HKU Centennial Campus

  • Avoided massive excavation and thus minimized visual and environmental impacts

  • Voted as one of “The Hong Kong People Engineering Wonders in the 21st Century” organized by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers in 2013

What are Rock caverns? Rock caverns refer to large man-made spaces in rock,
            which offer many beneficial applications in terms of land uses
Western Salt Water Service Reservoirs

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