Contract for Water Mains and Sewerage Works from Siu Ho Wan to Yam O awarded

The Director of Civil Engineering, Dr Lau Ching-kwong, today (July 23) signed a contract of about $66 million with Gammon Skanska Limited for the water mains and sewerage works from Siu Ho Wan to Yam O, Lantau.

Works under the contract mainly include laying of 1.8km long raw water main, 2.6km long salt water main and 5km long sewer between Yam O and Siu Ho Wan. They will form part of the water supply and sewerage system for the development of Hong Kong Disneyland at Penny's Bay.

Works will commence on July 31, 2002 and be completed by end 2003.

End/Tuesday, July 23, 2002