30 Jul '11, 3pm

Keppel Club, River Safari receive ABC Waters Certification 2011

Keppel Club, River Safari receive ABC Waters Certification 2011

SINGAPORE: A 107-year-old country club and an upcoming river safari were both awarded the Active Beautiful and Clean (ABC) Waters Certification 2011. Keppel Club and River Safari received the certifications for their environmentally friendly water features. The country club, which has been in its original location since 1904, said its greening practices started four years ago. Deputy Manager of Keppel Club, Desmond Chua, said the managing of golf courses are now becoming more environmentally friendly. He added that the widely-held perception that golf courses use too much chemical and waste too much water is changing. Mr Chua said: "Superintendents who manage the golf course are now equipped with the latest information, knowledge, to develop integrated pest management programme, that will put them in a very responsible way of managing the golf course, which uses chemicals ...

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