Singapore’s Public Utilities Board Developing the Circular Water Economy

  • Robert C. Brears
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Climate Resilient Societies book series (PSCRS)


Singapore’s Public Utilities Board has implemented a range of technology policies to facilitate the development of the circular water economy that not only mitigates greenhouse gas emissions but also enhances resilience to climate change.


Water conservation Water efficiency Water reuse Water recycling Resource recovery Renewable energy 


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  4. ———. “About Water Efficiency Labelling Scheme.”
  5. ———. Automated Meter Reading (AMR) Trial. 2018.Google Scholar
  6. ———. “Efficiency Measures.”
  7. ———. “Pub Pursues Large-Scale Floating Solar Deployment at Tengeh Reservoir While EDB Explores Potential for 100MWp System.”
  8. ———. “Water Efficiency Management Plan.”
  9. ———. “Water Efficient Building (Basic) Certification.”
  10. ———. “Water Price.”
  11. ———. “Water Saving Habits.”
  12. ———. “Water Supply.”

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert C. Brears
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  1. 1.Our Future WaterChristchurchNew Zealand

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