Upper Selatar Reservoir
8 May 2007, by etegration
ââUpper Seletar Reservior, Singaporeâs thired impounding reservoir, was built to cater for the surge in water demand after World World I. Completed in 1940, it was damanaged during Japanese air raids in 1941 but was subsequently repaired. In 1969, the capacity of the reservoir was enlarged by over 35 times. It was officially opened on 10 Auguest 1969 by Princess Alexandra when she represented Queen Elizabeth II during the 150th anniversary celebrations of Singaporeâs establishment as a British trading post. In 1981, the capacity of the reservoir was increaed by another 13 per cent. Originnaly known as Seletar Reservoir, the reservoir was renamed Upper Seletar Reservoir after the construction of the Lower Seletar Reservoir in 1986.â"
Location & Nearby - Singapore
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