Luzhu Liugu Pond Ecology Park Opens, Riverbank Promenade Shines with Charisma Even in Nighttime.

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Department of Public Information
Release Date:
2020-12-07
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Press Liaison Section


Luzhu Liugu Pond Ecology Park Opens, Riverbank Promenade Shines with Charisma Even in Nighttime.



Cheng Wen-Tsan, Mayor of Taoyuan City, went to Taoyuan Public Library Dazhu Branch to attend the “Opening Ceremony of Luzhu Liugu Pond Ecology Park” in the afternoon today (12/7). Mayor Cheng expressed, the previous name of Liugu Pond Ecology Park was 2-11 Ponds. The total area measured 4.5 hectares. The City Government invest about NTD$ 1.705 million of funds and two years of time to plan out the design and build the barrier-free round-pond promenade for all ages which is 850 meters long. The original landscaping was kept and lighting for nighttime was enhanced. In the pond, there are animals like Night-Herons and Common Kingfishers. It has become a great spot for leisure activities and exercises for nearby residents. You can even enjoy the nightscape of Liugu Pond from Dazhu Library next to the pond after your reading session.



Mayor Cheng expressed, the population in Dazhu living sphere is growing quickly. As of now Dazhu Library Branch and Social Welfare Building have already started operating and they had the glory of receiving the Golden Stone Award. The City Government plans to build another cyclorama plaza in Dazhu Area to allow citizens to hold outdoor activities more conveniently. Moreover, the construction of Luyu South Road Interchange is ongoing. After finishing it next year (2021), the City Government will follow up with the road widening construction of Luyu South Road. The total fund exceeds NTD$ 1.2 billion. Luyu South Road is expected to be widened to 20 meters, relieving the jam that happens at Dazhu Interchange and Nankan Interchange.



Mayor Cheng mentioned, ponds were used for irrigation in the past. The City Government transforms ponds into biology park to match the urbanization. On one hand, it has the function of flood detention when heavy rain happens, on the other hand, it has the value for scenery appreciation and leisure activities. Liugu Pond Biology Park is equipped with a barrier-free round-pond exercise promenade for all ages and safety railings that enhanced the height gap for protection. There are 34 high scenery lamps and 74 low lamps to shape a safe and comfortable space for exercise in both daytime and nighttime. The water reduces dam was also improved to fix the draining problem of the pond under heavy rain. The original arbor plantation is kept in combination with seasonally flowering plants and ground covers like Indian Hawthorns, Kinmen Eugenia, and Wisterias. Besides leisure activity and exercise, this place can also be used for biology education.
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Luzhu Liugu Pond Ecology Park Opens, Riverbank Promenade Shines with Charisma Even in Nighttime.
Luzhu Liugu Pond Ecology Park Opens, Riverbank Promenade Shines with Charisma Even in Nighttime.
Luzhu Liugu Pond Ecology Park Opens, Riverbank Promenade Shines with Charisma Even in Nighttime.
Luzhu Liugu Pond Ecology Park Opens, Riverbank Promenade Shines with Charisma Even in Nighttime.