Jordan Valley, Hong Kong

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Shun Lee Public Housing Area (The grass field is the former reservoir and become Jordan Valley Park in 2010)

Jordan Valley (Chinese: 佐敦谷) is a part of Ngau Tau Kok, which is located in the north-west of Kwun Tong District, Hong Kong. It includes Ping Shek, Shun Lee, Choi Ha, Shum Wan Shan.

Features[edit]

The main dam of Jordan Valley Reservoir

Jordan Valley is a valley-like place, which is divided into northern and southern parts. The northern Jordan Valley is now Shun Lee Public Housing Area, next to the Fei Ngo Shan; and the southern Jordan Valley can be further divided into 2 areas: the eastern ecological recreation area and the western residential area.

The quarry in the southern Jordan Valley is now under base development and will become one of the residential areas therein.

Jordan Valley can be divided into the following areas:

History[edit]

The reservoir was built in the 1950s which provided flushing water to residents in Ngau Tau Kok. The reservoir has since become disused and is now a refuse reclamation area. A battery was also found in Jordan Valley quarry but was later removed due to the urban development project.

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Coordinates: 22°19′47″N 114°13′14″E / 22.32979°N 114.22050°E / 22.32979; 114.22050