There are 17 reservoirs, 32 major rivers, 990 km of drains and canals, and 7000 km of roadside drains in Singapore.
What is the most important river in Singapore?
Singapore River – Main River of Singapore
One of the principal rivers of Singapore is the Singapore River, natively known as ‘Sungai Singapura‘.
Where is the start of Singapore River?
How Clean Is Singapore River?
The Singapore River was suffocated by all the pollutants flowing into it. From 1977 to 1987, there was a multi-agency effort to clean up the Singapore River. Dumping of waste and used water from industries located near the river was eliminated. Rubbish was removed from the river and the riverbed was dredged.
What is the purpose of having a clean Singapore River?
Besides the physical cleaning of the heavily polluted rivers, the massive exercise also involved the removal of various sources of pollution, the provision of proper sewage infrastructure and new facilities for resettled residents and businesses, and the implementation of anti-pollution measures to minimise future …
Do I need a license to kayak in Singapore?
Presently, any individual or organisation in Singapore who wishes to own any canoes or kayaks are required to apply for a licence from the MPA. Canoes and kayaks managed and rented by commercial operators are licensed and inspected annually and this will be continued.