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Aberdeen Upper Reservoir [1931- ]

Date Place completed: 
1931-12-15

The upper reservoir is described in detail in the PWD's Annual report for 1931:

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Shek Lei Pui Reservoir [1925- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1925-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
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Kiki, Edgar, Knauff et moi 25 decembre 1930 Kowloon.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

Knauff was the Director of the Orient Tobacco Manufactory, for which my grandfather (Edgar de Chaffoy) worked. My grandparents had only left Germany for Hong Kong in November, so this was their first Christmas Day in Hong Kong. Shek Lei Pui Reservoir (nr Kowloon Reservoir) in the background: construction completed in 1925. Lion Rock in the further background. As they lived above the factory in Mong Kok/Yaumatei at the time, this would have been an easy area to get to.

Plover Cove Reservoir 1969

The National Archives UK:


Description: Another Sea Reservoir For Hong Kong. An aerial view of Plover Cove reservoir which illustrates graphically how the Cove (on the right) was dammed off from Tolo Harbour.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1969

Aberdeen Lower Reservoir [1890- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1890-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

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"Bungalow Dam" Reservoir, Quarry Bay [????-????]

Geoff Wellstead says that people living in Quarry Bay called this the "Bungalow Dam" reservoir. If anyone can tell us its formal name, please let us know.

 

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Tai Tam Byewash reservoir [????- ]

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Tai Tam Reservoir [1888- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1888-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
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Wong Nai Chung Reservoir [????- ]

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Lower Shing Mun Reservoir [1965- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1965-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

The AMO write:

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