The official opening ceremony of the Plover Cove Reservoir, in Tai Po, in 1969. Picture: SCMP

How Hong Kong built Plover Cove Reservoir, a world first

Designed to fix the territory’s dire water shortage, the scheme to turn a sea inlet into a reservoir was described by the SCMP as one of the world’s major engineering feats

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The official opening ceremony of the Plover Cove Reservoir, in Tai Po, in 1969. Picture: SCMP
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