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Find out why water is the precious lifeblood of our small country and see...

Find out why water is the precious lifeblood of our small country and see how Singapore’s waterways interact at the NEWater Visitor Centre.

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Be sure to check out the tour schedules first before heading to the centre. They offer free tour to brief visitors about water recycling in sg. We didn't so we had to join halfway... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chao M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be sure to check out the tour schedules first before heading to the centre. They offer free tour to brief visitors about water recycling in sg. We didn't so we had to join halfway through and missed some infos. Overall tour was quick and informative, nothing jaw dropping. I advise to plan your visit for about an hour tops because... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am impressed how technology has advanced and is used to improve our daily needs and battles mother's nature of drought and pollution. This is the very essence of what our future holds when technology is used correctly. I am proud that this technology is fast spreading out to the world.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

I had to travel there by Uber as public transportation was far-ish from that area. Do book in advance on their website. There are only 120 spaces, and most of the spaces are booked up by tour companies because it is free. It was a great experience overall. My kids (9,6 and 2) got to visually see how Singapore does... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is actually pretty interesting, although perhaps more so for younger children. Good overview of the technology used to purify used water in Singapore. Worth a visit.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

NEWater is the brand name given to reclaimed water produced by Singapore's Public Utilities Board. It is treated wastewater (sewage- they call it as used water) that has been purified using dual-membrane (via microfiltration and reverse osmosis) and ultraviolet technologies, in addition to conventional water treatment processes concept developed by CH2M Hill. Treated water is supplied to industries located in... More 

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Den Haag
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

I am a fan of Singapore.Its amazingly that such a small country can be on top in many domains.One is certainly water processing. In "newater visiting centre" you can see how they make of used water (they wont call it waste water) new water of excellent quality. So Singaporians have one bottle which they re-use and fill with tapwater .They... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

The visit is free and it is very informative and educational. I learnt few basic facts on NEWater: One third of Singapore water needs is fulfilled with the help of Newater Technology. There are four Newater plants in Singapore and one of the processes include running the NEWater through ultraviolet light at 800 degree Celsius in one second to kill... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

Singapore has two major limitations -- land and clean water. The tour at this visitor centre shows how Singaopre is tackling the problem of having enough clean water for a growing population. The tour is designed for school groups, but as an adult I actually found it quite interesting. You'll learn about the four "taps" of water (rain, water imports... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

The water treatment scheme of Singapore is amazing! A visit to the center lets you learn about it, through an interactive way, in a guided tour. The tour is very professional, and the exhibition is great. I really enjoyed learning of about the water treatment in Singapore - what was also nice, that it was raining that day, so a... More 

Thank Roi A
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

IT is a great journey to visit this Visitor centre. Follow their free guided tour and you will learn more about this new water in the more enteresting way. It will surely add new knowledge as well as giving more information about Singapore's future plan towards the water shortage.

Thank TimOey

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