Land Contamination

– Siu Cheuk Yat Yoco

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Keywords:

Land Contamination// Illegal Disposal // Restored Landfill

 

The locations of land contamination in Kwai Chung

 

 

 

 

The closed landfill is Gin Drinker Bay landfill. It is 29 hectare and opened in 1960. With 3.5 million tonnes capacity. It was rehabbed during 1999-2000 and the current use is an incomplete Kwai Chung Park which lasted for 30years. 

Functions of the Restored Landfill

Refuse Collection Point


Opportunities and Constraint:


Footnotes: 1 Case History: Kwai Chung Park Viaduct at Gin Drinker’s Bay Landfill, Hong Kong ,Ng G. (2008) Case History: Kwai Chung Park Viaduct at Gin Drinker’s Bay Landfill, Hong Kong. In: Li G., Chen Y., Tang X. 2 Monitoring of Gin Drinkers’ Bay landfill, Hong Kong. I. Landfill gas on top of the landfill (1989) Wong, M.H. (Hong Kong Baptist College, Kowloon, Hong Kong); Yu, C.T 3 History of Gin Drinker Bay in1958-1959 retrieved from https://www.grs.gov.hk/ws/erp/gdb/gdb-en.html 4 Big data analytics to identify illegal construction waste dumping: A Hong Kong study(2019) WeishengLuVolume 141, February 2019, Pages 264-272