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Used Water

Singapore is 100 per cent served by modern sanitation today. Used water is collected through a network of sewerage pipes that leads directly to the water reclamation plants. Currently, there are four Water Reclamation Plants serving a population of over 5 million and treating about 223,200 Olympic-size swimming pools of used water per year.

The treated water meets international standards stipulated by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency and the World Health Organisation.

Breakdown on volume of used water treated by various WRPs in year 2014


Total volume of used water treated in year 2014 = 571 million cubic metres

Last updated on 27 Apr 2015