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6 Historic Structures of Pok Fu Lam Reservoir

Water supply in Hong Kong before the 1860s mainly relied on basic sources such as wells and streams. The continual increase in the population and the accompanying expansion of the city from the middle of the 19th century onwards made the permanent provision of fresh water resources a matter of great urgency and accelerated the construction of reservoirs. The first water supply scheme was mooted during the governorship of Sir Hercules Robinson from 1859 to 1865. Completed in 1863, Pok Fu Lam Reservoir was the first reservoir ever built in Hong Kong; a series of extensions was undertaken between 1866 and 1877.

6 Historic Structures of Pok Fu Lam Reservoir were declared monuments in 2009.

Pok Fu Lam Reservoir

Address

Pok Fu Lam Reservoir Road, Pok Fu Lam

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Reference :
For more details concerning the historic waterworks facilities, please refer to the following website

Water Supplies Department



The above information is for reference only, and is subject to change in accordance with the announcement of relevant organizations.

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