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My Waterway @ Punggol

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My Waterway@Punggol, Singapore

Singapore’s first man-made waterway, envisioned as the River of Life for the Punggol Town community to celebrate the idea of “Green Living by the Waters.”

THE PROJECT OBJECTIVES

My Waterway@Punggol is Singapore’s longest man-made waterway which meanders through Punggol Town and brings water closer to homes, opening up opportunities for waterfront living and water-based recreational activities. It reinforces the Green Living by the Waters theme, acting as the “green and blue spine” linking the Punggol-Serangoon reservoirs.

FAST FACTS

  • Total length of 4.2km man-made waterway, adding approximately 500,000m3 (17 million ft3) of water to the existing reservoirs.
  • Total construction cost of SGD225million.
  • Construction period of 30 months.
  • 89 aerators and 37 jet fountains installed.
  • 3.3 million m3 (117 million ft3) of excavated earth (can fill up 100 soccer fields, 4m high).
  • Total area of 200 hectares of cut-and-fill site, equivalent to 285 soccer fields.
  • 280m long diaphragm wall, to protect existing rail-transit structures, which was converted into a scenic, landscaped feature wall.

PROJECT TEAM

  • Project Entrant/Developer: Housing & Development Board, Singapore
  • Project Owner: Ministry of National Development, Singapore
  • Lead Consultant: Surbana International Consultants Pte Ltd
  • Main Contractor: Koh Brothers Building & Civil Engineering Contractor (Pte) Ltd
  • Other Contractors: Kuan Aik Hong Construction Pte Ltd; Eng Lee Engineering Pte Ltd; Lek San Construction Pte Ltd

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