The Plover Cove Reservoir in Tai Po. Photo: Government Information Services
The Plover Cove Reservoir in Tai Po. Photo: Government Information Services
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

How reservoirs, and cheap imports, marked the end of agriculture in Hong Kong

  • Diverting water to construc­t reservoirs in the New Territories was the princi­pal reason rice growing disappeared from Hong Kong
  • Land use then changed to vegetable farming and later to open storage for containers, wrecked cars and construction equipment

The Plover Cove Reservoir in Tai Po. Photo: Government Information Services
The Plover Cove Reservoir in Tai Po. Photo: Government Information Services
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