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22 Historic Structures of Tai Tam Group of Reservoirs

To cater for the ever-increasing demands of water after the completion of Pok Fu Lam Reservoir, much larger reservoirs and more complex water supply systems were constructed under the Tai Tam Scheme and Tai Tam Tuk Scheme between 1883 and 1917. With improved water provision brought by the two Schemes through the construction of Tai Tam Upper Reservoir (1888), Tai Tam Byewash Reservoir (1904), Tai Tam Intermediate Reservoir (1907) and Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir (1917) (which are collectively known as Tai Tam Group of Reservoirs nowadays), the forces of urbanisation gradually spread from central and western districts to the eastern side of Hong Kong Island, thus expanding the Hong Kong urban area.

Tai Tam Group of Reservoirs

Address

Tai Tam Reservoir Road, Tai Tam / Bowen Road

Transport

Tai Tam Reservoir Road, Tai Tam

Citybus
6 Central (Exchange Square) - Stanley Prison
41A North Point Ferry Pier - Wah Fu (Central)
76 Causeway Bay (Moreton Terrace) - Shek Pai Wan
314 Siu Sai Wan (Island Resort) - Stanley (Beach / Market) (operated on Sundays & Public Holidays Only)

New World First Bus
14 Stanley Fort (Gate) - Grand Promenade
63 Stanley Prison - North Point Ferry Pier (operated on Mondays to Saturdays)
66 Stanley Plaza (Ma Hang) - Central (Exchange Square)

Bowen Road

Green Minibus (GMB)
9 Central (City Hall) - Bowen Road (Circular)


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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