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Project Title: The Rehabilitation of Lamma Quarry
   
Project Owner / Government Department: Civil Engineering and Development Department
   
Location: Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island
   
Consultant(s): Black & Veatch Hong Kong Ltd
   
Contractor(s): Lamma Rock Products Ltd
   
Commencement Date: 17 December 1995
   
Completion Date: 17 December 2002
   
Project Description: Lamma Quarry is located on the north side of Sok Kwu Wan of Lamma Island covering an area of 49 hectares and about 1 kilometre of coastline.

The rehabilitation of the Lamma Quarry was completed in 2002. The contract included the following works:

a) Creation of a new and stable landform comprising a broad, gently sloping series of platform bounded to the north with slopes which merged with the natural hillsides;

b) Creation of a 5 hectares man-made lake with a natural, non-engineered appearance and gently shelving edges which can support reed bed; and

c) Landscaping and planting with exotic and native trees to create a self-sustaining, maintenance-free, green environment with a similar biodiversity to the surroundings.
   
Project Award(s): "Certificate of Merit – Outstanding Greening Project Award 2002" under the Greening Effect Category jointly organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects, Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Institute of Horticulture, Hong Kong in 2002
   
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Civil Engineering and Development Department, The Government of the HKSAR