Tainan Shanshangshuidao old employees and community elders rubbed tea by hand under the supervision of Yu Ersheng in Tianhou Palace on the mountain.

(Photo by reporter Liu Wanjun)

[Reporter Liu Wanjun/Tainan Report] On the 100th anniversary of the completion and opening of the original Tainan Waterway, a national monument Centennial Tea.

The tea-making activity was held in the main hall of Tianhou Palace on the mountain. Retired employees of Shuidao, resident representatives of 7 li in Shanshang District, and staff of the water supply company, etc., under the supervision of Notre Dame, were led by Ye Dongtai, a well-known cultural tea master in Tainan and the head of Fengcha Tea Shop. .

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The Mountain Garden Waterway Museum began to provide clean domestic water in Tainan City in 1922. Until 1982, due to the completion of Wushantou Reservoir, Zengwen Reservoir and Tanding Water Purification Plant, it retired. After the renovation in 2019, it became a cultural , educational and tourist attractions.

Huang Wenzheng, director of the Waterway Museum, said that according to local legends, the Second Lady of Jade in the Tianhou Palace on the mountain once gave a talisman to allow residents to have clean water to drink when the local plague was prevalent in the early years, which is the same as the construction of the waterway a century ago. The tea kneading activity of the centennial tea is held at all times, and the follow-up commemorative tea is also planned to be mass-produced.

Legislator Guo Guowen assisted in securing funding for the centenary construction of the waterway on the mountain. He also participated in the tea making today. He said that he hoped that by making tea at the mouth of the temple, he hopes to pass on the culture and participate in the community. special products, adding more abundant elements to the centennial event.

Tainan Shanshangshuidao old employees and community elders rubbed tea by hand under the supervision of Yu Ersheng in Tianhou Palace on the mountain.

(Photo by reporter Liu Wanjun)

The centennial tea kneading machine was dispatched to assist in the production of the centennial tea on the mountain waterway. Legislator Guo Guowen (right) also came to experience it.

(Photo by reporter Liu Wanjun)