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The NEWater Story
1 Min

By meWATCH Published: 11 Jun 2020 Audio: English

Tan Gee Paw, the former Chairman of the Public Utilities Board (PUB), played a crucial role in drafting Singapore’s first Water Master Plan in 1972, which included the development of NEWater. In this clip, Tan talked about how NEWater is a key innovation to secure Singapore’s water supply. A pillar of Singapore’s water sustainability, the five NEWater plants provide up to 40 percent of Singapore’s current water needs today. To listen to the full interview, go to www.nas.gov.sg/archivesonline/oral_history_interviews/interview/003170

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