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Singapore's sewerage tunnel-cum-superhighway wins award

Postby admin » Fri Sep 12, 2008 2:09 am

Singapore's deep tunnel sewerage system (DTSS), a superhighway for used water management, has won an international innovation award from the International Water Association (IWA).

The international award was the first won by the innovative project which was conceived by PUB, Singapores national water agency, as a sustainable solution to the republics long-term used water management needs.

The award was received by PUBs Director of Policy and Planning Tan Yok Gin during the IWA World Water Congress in Vienna, Austria, yesterday, PUB said in a statement here today.

PUB said the DTSS, which was slated for completion by the end of this year at a cost of S$3.65 billion (RM8.81 billion), comprised a 48-km-long deep tunnel that stretched from Kranji to Changi, a centralised used water treatment plant at Changi, a network of link sewers and a deep sea outfall.

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