Singapore Water Report Q4 2013 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Singapore Water Report Q4 2013

Singapore Water Report Q4 2013 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Singapore Water Report Q4 2013
Published Aug 17, 2013
44 pages — Published Aug 17, 2013
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Abstract:

BMI View: Water is at the forefront of policy in Singapore. The country s concerns about the security of its water supply have necessitated its evolution in the last -- years into a hub for water research, so that it is now one of the best countries in the world terms of water supply and management. ...BMI View: Water is at the forefront of policy in Singapore. The country s concerns about the security of its water supply have necessitated its evolution in the last -- years into a hub for water research, so that it is now one of the best countries in the world terms of water supply and management. A flow of investment into water infrastructure, and research and development (R&D) from government bodies, private companies and academic institutes underpins our positive view on the sector. ...Singapore s local expertise is illustrated by its hosting events such as Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) - which in ---- will be in its sixth years of running. The SIWW is a global event, during which experts share innovative water solutions.

...Official forecasts project demand for water to double from --- to ---mn gallons per day between ---- and ----, presenting a challenge to the country s self-sufficiency aims. Singapore currently relies on water imports from Johor, Malaysia to supplement its domestic extraction and reclamation. ...Official forecasts project demand for water to double from --- to ---mn gallons per day between ---- and ----, presenting a challenge to the country s self-sufficiency aims. Singapore currently relies on water imports from Johor, Malaysia to supplement its domestic extraction and reclamation. However, past threats from Malaysia to cut off the water supply still jeopardise Singapore s water security. ...Heavy rainfall and flash floods resulting from changing weather patterns add stress to drainage systems. Experts believe the Singapore s biggest long-term problem is the threat of drought, which the country s reserves are unable to cope with.

...Universal access to affordable, high-quality water. ...To reduce its dependence on imported water from Malaysia, Singapore has implemented a number of water management approaches, having established protected urban rainwater catchment areas, using estuaries as freshwater reservoirs and desalinating seawater. Strong emphasis on proper legislation and enforcement, water pricing, public education and research and development. ...

  
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