08 Aug '11, 9pm
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NEWater is high-grade reclaimed water produced from treated used water that is purified further using advanced membrane technologies, making the water ultra-clean and safe to drink. NEWater has passed more than 65,000 scientific tests and surpasses World Health Organisation requirements. PUB also blends a small percentage of NEWater with reservoir water. High Demand by Industries Because it is ultra clean, NEWater is ideal for industry use, such as wafer fabrication processes. NEWater is supplied to wafer fabrication, electronics and power generation industries for process use as well as commercial and institutional complexes for air-con cooling purposes. This frees up potable water for domestic use. A Product of PUB Water reclamation had its humble beginnings in the 1970s but unreliable technology and high cost then deterred its implementation. With advancement in membran...