09 Jun '11, 5am

A Central Park for Singapore as a solution to floods? #singapore #flood

SINGAPORE - New York has Central Park. Now, the Orchard Road Business Association (ORBA) is eyeing a local version for Singapore's shopping belt as a long-term solution to the floods in the district. This is one of the suggestions ORBA will be presenting today to national water agency PUB: A green space that not only serves as a venue for outdoor events but, more importantly, absorbs and stores excess storm water in an underground water tank. ORBA has identified a possible location, its executive director Steven Goh told MediaCorp, without giving anything away ahead of its meeting with PUB and parties affected by Sunday's floods. Mr Goh said a green space in the area could be designed into a park for community events, while an underground water storage tank could be built beneath it to provide water to the plants or be channelled to the Botanic Gardens. ORBA hopes to convi...

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