25 Jan '17, 6am

New post added at LushHomeMedia - Upgrading along Kallang River, Sungei Whampoa to bring residents closer to water

Viewing decks and new spaces have been built along Kallang River and Sungei Whampoa, as part of national water agency PUB’s Active, Beautiful and Clean (ABC) Waters programme. The project at Kallang River was officially opened on Sunday morning (Jan 22) by Communications and Information Minister Yaacob Ibrahim who is also the MP for Jalan Besar GRC. The project involved an upgrade of a 320-metre stretch to feature a promenade that is significantly widened from 3 to 15 metres, so pedestrians and cyclists can use the recreational space together. There is now also a ramp for the wheelchair-bound to access the upgraded promenade. Room has been set aside for plants – particularly those that attract butterflies, like the Rose Myrtle – to increase biodiversity in the area. There are also rain gardens with specially-selected plants and soil to cleanse rainwater from the promenade,...

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