11 Jun '11, 6am

In-depth review of flood protection measures

In-depth review of flood protection measures

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) will appoint a panel of local and overseas experts to conduct an in-depth review of all flood protection measures that will be implemented in Singapore over the next decade. The panel will be appointed within the next two weeks. It will assess the current drainage infrastructure, topography of flood prone areas, projected weather patterns, current and future building plans, information systems as well as potential new technological solutions. The review process will take six months. MEWR will also be publishing for public consultation the recommendations of the Inter-Agency Drainage Review Committee consisting of members from the PUB and various government agencies, and also those of external panellists from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and overseas c...

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