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Taipei Feitsui Reservoir Administration

Achievements of 2018

Taipei Feitsui Reservoir Administration May, 2016 Administrative Report

Information Acknowledged:May 31, 2016  Last Updated:June 24, 2016

Organizers:Hsu, Li-hong Title: Secretary Telephone:26664907


Administrative Report

Innovative measures


1. Water Supply

  • To meet the water demand of Taipei area, Taipei Feitsui Reservoir supplied raw water to Taipei Water Department in May 2016. In addition, about 8.1 million cubic meters of tap water were supplied to Taiwan Water Corporation.

2. Water Quality

  • A proper reservoir water management system is needed to provide healthy quality water. The Carlson’s Trophic State Index of May 2016 is 38.56, which falls under the oligotrophic level and it is consumable for the general public.

3. Dam Safety

  • During May’s monthly dam safety inspection, a total of 1,939 measurements by appropriate personnel and 15,190 measurements by the remote control system were completed, thus ensuring the stability of the dam.

4. Water Sales Statistics

  • 10.49 million cubic meters of water were sold in May 2016, generating sales revenue of NT$13.9 million. As of May, the total revenue reached NT$54.9 million.
  • The amount of electricity generated was 25.19 million kWh; sales revenue was NT$33.8 million. As of May, the total revenue reached NT$145.6 million.

5. Water Quality Protection

  • To strengthen the protection of our water resource, Taipei Feitsui Reservoir Administration, Taipei Water Management Office, Department of Environmental Protection and the New Taipei City Government conducted joint surveillances to inspect and protect the catchment area. Two joint inspections in May around camping sites, upstream deer farms, and areas of possible source of pollutions have been carried out.

6. Water Resources Eco-Education

  • In May, a total of 1,554 visitors (19 groups), comprising members from the general public, the academia, and industrial and business circles have visited the reservoir. The cumulative total of visitors in 2016 is 3,369.
  • The Home of Taipei Water Festival were held on May 14 and May 28 with a total of 400 participants.

Future Policies

A. The Operation of Water Resources

  1. Enhancing operational functions of the Feitsui reservoir, providing large quantities of high quality water to meet the demand of New Taipei City and Taipei City
  2. Strengthening the electricity operation and water regulations; making full use of water resources

B. Maintenance and Improvement of the Dam and Related Facilities

  1. Maintaining the stability of dam safety monitoring system to ensure dam safety
  2. Implementing hydraulic facility maintenances to ensure a smooth and sound operation
  3. Improving the stability of power plant equipment and increasing output efficiency
  4. Strengthening the lightning protection of dam to ensure the equipment working normally

C. Improvement of Water Quality and Prevention of Reservoir Sedimentation

  1. Coordinating with related agencies to reduce water pollution
  2. Continue to maintain water and soil conservation to control the reservoir’s sedimentation
  3. Continuing to promote water conservation and environmental education