Managing supply of water and rising energy costs a challenge as Singapore aims for 7 million people, 25 Mar 2013
The government says that maintaining a stable supply of water against rising energy costs is a key challenge for Singapore.
This is because Singapore has been turning to technology to convert waste water into potable water – which requires energy.
PUB chairman Tan Gee Paw said: “The big challenge would be to ensure sustainability of supply against rising energy costs. The sustainability of the water supply is extremely important to us. Then there’s the issue of water security, going into the future, because of climate change and the threat of drought.” Full story