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Notice to Stakeholders For Compliance with PUB Reservoir Regulations235 to Stakeholders For Compliance with PUB Reservoir RegulationsOverview<table width="100%" class="tablestandard extend-mg-btm2" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td class="col_header green">Date of Notice</td><td><strong>8 Oct 2012</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="col_header green">​Location</td><td><strong>Marina Reservoir</strong></td></tr></tbody></table><p>1.  Since 2004, PUB has progressively opened up r​eservoirs to the public for recreational water activities such as kayaking, dragon boating, rowing and sailing to increase vibrancy and wider public usage of the reservoirs. </p><p>2.  Notwithstanding that, it is important to keep in mind that the reservoirs are protected areas storing water for water supply and containing critical installations and equipment. It is also important to note that PUB’s utmost considerations when opening up the reservoirs for activities are safety of all users, water quality and reservoir operations. </p><p>3.  The Public Utilities (Reservoirs and Catchment Areas) Regulations 2006 came into force on 1 July 2006 to regulate and manage the water activities in the reservoirs. Under the regulations, it is a requirement for all vessels (motorised and non-motorised) operating in the reservoirs to have valid vessel permits issued by PUB. This is necessary to ensure that reservoir stakeholders and operators comply with strict safety and water quality requirements. </p><p>4.  All users are urged to comply with the reservoir regulations. </p><p>5.  We thank you for your cooperation.  </p>