Our 4 National Taps
Today, we enjoy quality drinking water at a turn of the tap, but this didn’t happen by chance.
We now have four water sources known as our 4 National Taps, but the process of producing clean, drinking water is costly and complex.
Learn more about the 3 'C's (Challenges, Capacities and Cost) of our 4 Taps here:
|Did you know that, on average, a Singaporean uses 148 litres of water every day?
That’s 99 1.5 litre bottles of water a day
Singapore uses about 430 million gallons of water per day, and this could double by 2060 – that’s 782 Olympic-sized swimming pools!
Water is a precious and scarce resource for Singapore, and our water supply remains vulnerable to factors such as climate change.
We can all play a part in reducing water wastage, by making small changes to our daily habits.
Why is water precious? Let Kong Kong and his family show you
Singapore's Water Story
For Singapore, water is vital to our survival. It cuts to the core of our existence and independence.
From droughts and dirty rivers, to clean running water - learn more about our water story:
Read about three Lee Kuan Yew quotes that helped to shape Singapore's water story here.