There are over 40 small yet separate drainage basins in Singapore, 75% of which having areas of less than 13 km2 (Wong, 1968). The largest is the Sungei Kranji (in its natural condition) and other important basins include Kallang, Sungei Seletar, Sungei Jurong, Sungei Rochore, Sungei Serangoon and Sungei Geylang.
How many canals are there in Singapore?
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Stormwater runoff is managed by a dense network of open and subsurface storm drains. Currently, Singapore has 17 reservoirs and more than 8000 km of concretized rivers, canals, and drains (Fig.
How many types of drainage basin are there?
Some important drainage basins across the world
|Basin||Type||Basin Area km2|
|Hudson Bay||Mediterranean sea||3,861,400|
|Congo River||Primary River||3,730,474|
|Nile River||Primary River||3,254,555|
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.