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Lower Seletar Reservoir, Singapore

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Lower Seletar Reservoir is a reservoir located in the northeastern part of Singapore, to the east of Yishun New Town. The reservoir has a surface area of 3.6 km², and a capacity of 9.5 million m³. The mean depth of the reservoir is 2 m, with a maximum depth of 5.5 m. The shoreline length is 14.3 km.HistoryLower Seletar Reservoir was constructed under the Sungei Seletar/Bedok Water Scheme, completed in 1986. The scheme involved the damming of Sungei Seletar to form Lower Seletar Reservoir, the creation of Bedok Reservoir from a former sand quarry and the construction of Bedok Waterworks. Its unique feature was the construction of nine stormwater collection stations to tap the storm runoffs of the surrounding urbanised catchments. Eight of these collection stations are ponds at Yishun, Tampines, Bedok and Yan Kit new towns.TodayIn 2004, Public Utilities Board (PUB) allowed sailing at Lower Seletar Reservoir. This was done in collaboration with the Singapore Sports Council (SSC) and the Seletar Country Club. This is the first time sailing was introduced in local reservoirs. Sports fishing is also carried out at designated areas of the Lower Seletar Reservoir.
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  • I've been here a few times over the years, the most recently today. It's a pretty place with a nice boardwalk out into the reservoir with some history about its development. Accessible via the park co...  more »
  • Easily a place for your family and kids. Nice open spaces to enjoy the reservoir view and photo-taking moments as well. Easily accessible by car and Khatib MRT or bus 117. Good place for exercise, tai...  more »
  • Beautiful back to nature scenery. Place for local to have fresh air, exercise, jogging and relax. We spotted big lizard in the water. Place is very clean and well maintained. Saw people fishing as wel...  more »