In its latest bid to improve the resilience of its water supplies, Singapore’s national water agency — the Public Utilities Board — officially opened the 137,000 cu m/day Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant in February. The facility is entirely underground, with a publicly accessible park located atop it.
Singapore’s fourth desalination facility, the new treatment plant is also the island city-state’s first large-scale dual-mode desalination facility, meaning that it can treat freshwater and seawater. This dual capability facilitates PUB’s ongoing efforts to diversify the water supplies for the densely populated but water-limited nation.
To conserve space and provide a …
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