018951 Marina Barrage

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In 1987, Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kwan Yew conceptualized a freshwater dam to be built across the Marina Channel. 21 years later, on 31st October 2008, Singapore’s 15th reservoir was opened.

The 350m long dam serves 3 purposes – water storage, flood control, and recreation. It took a year and a half before the seawater was naturally replaced by rainwater.

Marina Barrage, 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951 Website / Facebook / Instagram

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