The Lam Tsuen River basin is broadly
rectangular, flanked by the two parallel watersheds
formed by Tai Mo Shan's northern ridges and Tai To Yan.
Its main stream flows through the middle of Lam Tsuen
valley, while its five major tributaries pass Kwun Yam
Shan (Pak Ngau Shek), Sha Ba, Tam Shui Keng, Tai Om
and She Shan Tsuen.
The lower course basin includes Lin
Au and Tai Po New Town. Formerly, the mouth of Lam Tsuen
River was near the Fire Station at the north of Tai
Po Market. The current river section to the east of
Tai Wo Estate is an artificial channel constructed after