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You are here : eLibrary : IAHR World Congress Proceedings : 36th Congress - The Hague (2015) ALL CONTENT : Flood risk management and adaptation : Challenges in implementation of a flood relief underground storage scheme in happy valley, hong kong
Challenges in implementation of a flood relief underground storage scheme in happy valley, hong kong
Author : C L LEUNG (1), IRENE CHAN (2), KAREN CHAN (3) & JIMMY POON (4
Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme (HVUSSS) is proposed at the middle reach of the drainage
system and is located at the city centre of Hong Kong. It comprises mainly a 60,000 cum underground storage tank to
attenuate the peak discharge on the drainage system so as to alleviate the persistent flooding problem of the low-lying
areas at Happy Valley and nearby districts. During the course of construction, the inherent geographical constraints of
the site such as in close proximity of the aged buildings and high voltage cables, presence of irregularities in the aged
drainage networks, and the increased public expectation for timely commissioning of the HVUSSS had all posed
challenges and difficulties to the participants of the project. This paper presents the changes of design to overcome the
site constraints and the verification of the changes to match with the original design intent.Form Required :
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Category : 36th Congress - The Hague (2015) ALL CONTENT
Article : Flood risk management and adaptation
Date Published : 28/08/2015
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