Job No.: TCS00694/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agreement No. CE 45/2008 (CE)

Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai

Boundary Control Point and Associated Works

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monthly Environmental Monitoring and Audit Report (No.54) – January 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prepared For

 

 

 

 

Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Reference No.

Prepared By

Certified By

12 February 2018

TCS00694/13/600/R1448v2

Nicola Hon

 (Environmental Consultant)

Tam Tak Wing

(Environmental Team Leader)

 

Version

Date

Remarks

1

8 February 2018

First Submission

2

12 February 2018

Amended according to the IEC’s comments on 8 February 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

executive summary

ES01            This is the 54th monthly EM&A report presenting the monitoring results and inspection findings for the reporting period from 1 to 31 January 2018 (hereinafter ‘the Reporting Period’).

 

Environmental Monitoring and Audit Activities

ES02            To facilitate the project management and implementation, Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point and Associated Works of the Project is divided to seven CEDD contracts including Contract 2 (CV/2012/08), Contract 3 (CV/2012/09), Contract 4 (NE/2014/02), Contract 5 (CV/2013/03), Contract 6 (CV/2013/08) and Contract 7 (NE/2014/03) and an ArshSD contract (Contract SS C505).

 

ES03            In the Reporting Period, the major construction works under Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point and Associated Works of the Project included Contract 2, Contract 3, Contract 4, Contract 6, Contract 7 and Contract SS C505.  Environmental monitoring activities under the EM&A programme in the Reporting Period are summarized in the following table.

 

Environmental Aspect

Environmental Monitoring Parameters / Inspection

Reporting Period

Number of Monitoring Locations to undertake

Total Occasions 

Air Quality

1-hour TSP

9

147

24-hour TSP

9

54

Construction Noise

Leq(30min) Daytime

10

45

Water Quality

Water in-situ measurement and/or sampling

WM1 & WM1-C

14 Scheduled & 0 extra

WM2A(a) & WM2A-Cx

14 Scheduled & 4 extra

WM2B & WM2B-C

14 Scheduled & 0 extra (*)

WM3x &WM3-C

14 Scheduled & 2 extra

WM4, WM4-CA &WM4-CB

14 Scheduled & 0 extra

Ecology

Woodland compensation

i)      General Health condition of planted species

ii)     Survival of planted species

9 Quadrats and transect

0

Joint Site Inspection / Audit

IEC, ET, the Contractor and RE joint site Environmental Inspection and Auditing

Contract 2

4

Contract 3

4

Contract 4

4

Contract 6

4

Contract 7

4

Contract SS C505 (#)

5

Remark:

(#) IEC only joined one (1) event of site inspection for Contract SS C505.

(*) In the whole Reporting Period, water sampling was unable to carry out at WM2B and WM2B-C due to shallow water (water depth under 150mm)  

 

Action and Limit (A/L) Levels exceedance

ES04            In the Reporting Period, no air quality and construction noise exceedance and valid noise complaint was recorded.  For water quality monitoring, a total of sixteen (16) Action/ Limit Level exceedances were recorded under the Project.   The summary of exceedance in the Reporting Period is shown below.

 

Environmental Aspect

Monitoring Parameters

Action Level

Limit Level

Event & Action

NOE Issued

Investigation Result

Project related exceedance

Corrective Actions

Air Quality

1-hour TSP

0

0

0

--

--

--

24-hour TSP

0

0

0

--

--

--

Construction Noise

Leq(30min) Daytime

0

0

0

--

--

--

Water Quality

DO

0

0

0

-

--

--

Turbidity

1

7

8

-       All exceedances were not project related.

0

The Contractor should fully implement water quality mitigation measure.

SS

0

8

8

0

 

ES05            Investigation Reports for all water quality exceedances were completed by ET. Investigation results revealed that the Contractor had properly implemented water quality mitigation measures such as covering the expose area with tarpaulin sheet and provided bunds align the watercourse.   It was concluded that the exceedances recorded at WM2A(a) on 8 to 13 January 2018 and WM3x on 8 January 2018 were completed were related to the impact of rainstorm and not caused by the works under the Project.  For exceedances recorded atWM3x on 27 January 2018, it was concluded that the exceedances were related to the external source of turbid water and not project related.

Environmental Complaint

ES06            In this Reporting Period, one (1) documented environmental complaint was received regarding the waste management under the EM&A Programme.  Investigation for the complaint is underway and site inspection at complaint location is arranged on 9 February 2018 for investigation.

Notification of Summons and Successful Prosecutions

ES07            No environmental summons and prosecutions were recorded in the Reporting Period. 

Reporting Change

ES08            No reporting changes were made in the Reporting Period.

Site Inspection

ES09            In this Reporting Period, joint site inspection to evaluate the site environmental performance at Contract 2 has been carried out by the RE, IEC, ET and the Contractor on 5, 12, 19 and 25 January 2018.  No non-compliance was noted during the site inspection. 

 

ES10            In the Reporting Period, joint site inspection to evaluate the site environmental performance at Contract 3 has been carried out by the RE, IEC, ET and the Contractor on 4, 11, 17 and 25 January 2018.  No non-compliance was noted during the site inspection. 

 

ES11            In the Reporting Period, joint site inspection to