S’pore can meet water needs despite dry spell: Dr Balakrishnan [News]
By Channel NewsAsia, 13 Feb 2014
Singapore will be able to meet its water needs despite the current dry spell, said Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan on a Facebook post on Thursday.
He said that he had been asked by many people recently about the current dry spell and its implications on the country’s water security.
Dr Balakrishnan said that Singapore has been experiencing an unusually dry phase of the Northeast Monsoon since mid-January.
And he said that similar dry periods have occurred before — most recently in early 2010.
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Source: Channel NewsAsia