Singapore’s first impounding reservoir, MacRitchie was first created by the building of a dam from 1864 to 1868, and has been enlarged twice to the size it is today.
Does Singapore have any dams?
The following is a list of reservoirs in Singapore. There are a currently 17 reservoirs which are designated as national water catchment areas and are managed by the Public Utilities Board (PUB) of Singapore.
Can you drink Singapore water?
Singapore’s tap water quality is well within the Singapore Environmental Public Health (Water Suitable for Drinking) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 and World Health Organisation (WHO) Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality. Our tap water is suitable for drinking directly from the tap without any further filtration.
Is fishing illegal in Singapore?
Fishing is allowed in the waters around Singapore, except in “No Take” zones, such as the Sisters’ Islands Marine Park, where fishing in any form is not allowed.
Is collecting rainwater illegal in Singapore?
According to the guidelines: The collected rainwater is only allowed for non-potable use (general washing, toilet flushing and landscape irrigation) only within the owner’s own premises. Any transaction or sale of the collected rainwater by the owner to other parties for use at other premises is not allowed.