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.50) – September 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prepared For

 

 

 

 

Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Reference No.

Prepared By

Certified By

16 October 2017

TCS00694/13/600/R1265v2

Nicola Hon

 (Environmental Consultant)

Tam Tak Wing

(Environmental Team Leader)

 

Version

Date

Remarks

1

11 October 2017

First Submission

2

16 October 2017

Amended according to the IEC’s comments on 12 October 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

executive summary

ES01            This is the 50th monthly EM&A report presenting the monitoring results and inspection findings for the reporting period from 1 to 30 September 2017 (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

40

Water Quality

Water in-situ measurement and/or sampling

WM1 & WM1-C

13 Scheduled & 0 extra

WM2A(a) & WM2A-Cx

13 Scheduled & 2 extra

WM2B & WM2B-C

(*) 13 Scheduled

WM3x &WM3-C

13 Scheduled & 0 extra

WM4, WM4-CA &WM4-CB

13 Scheduled & 2 extra

Ecology

Woodland compensation

i)     General Health condition of planted species

ii)   Survival of planted species

9 Quadrats

0

Joint Site Inspection / Audit

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

Contract 2

5

Contract 3

4

Contract 4

5

Contract 6

4

Contract 7

5

Contract SS C505 (#)

4

Note: Extra monitoring day was due to measurement results exceedance

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

(*) 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 were recorded.  For water quality monitoring, a total of eleven (11) 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

0

5

5

-  Exceedances for WM2A(a) and WM4 were all non-project related. 

-  Investigation for exceedances for WM1 is underway.

0

The Contractors were reminded to  implement water quality mitigation measures in accordance with ISEMM of the EM&A Manual

SS

0

6

6

0

 

Environmental Complaint

ES05            In this Reporting Period, two (2) documented environmental complaints were received under the EM&A Programme.  Subsequent joint site inspections were carried out for investigation of the complaints and the investigation reports for the complaint were underway.

Notification of Summons and Successful Prosecutions

ES06            No environmental summons or successful prosecutions were recorded in the Reporting Period. 

Reporting Change

ES07            No reporting changes were made in the Reporting Period.

 

Site Inspection

ES08            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 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 September 2017.  No non-compliance was noted during the site inspection.  

 

ES09            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 7, 14, 20 and 27 September 2017.  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 4 has been carried out by the RE, IEC, ET and the Contractor on 1, 8, 15, 18 and 29 September 2017.  No non-compliance was noted.   

 

ES11            In the Reporting Period, joint site inspection to evaluate the site environmental performance at Contract 6 has been carried out by the RE, IEC, ET and the Contractor on 7, 14, 21 and 27 September 2017.  No non-compliance was noted during the site inspection.  

 

ES12            In the Reporting Period, joint site inspection for Contract 7 to evaluate the site environmental performance has been carried out by the RE, IEC, ET and the Contractor on 1, 8, 15, 19 and 29 September 2017.  No non-compliance was noted during the site inspection.