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.
Lower 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.
In 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.
Located on the northern shore of Lower Seletar Reservoir, the Lower Seletar Reservoir Park is largely flat with some undulating terrain that provides a pleasant place for a leisurely stroll or jog. You can find benches along the edge of the reservoir if you prefer to sit back and enjoy the beautiful view of the reservoir. The park, with an area of 3 ha, is equipped with a jetty, shelters, restrooms, and a 1.3 km jogging track. Popular outdoor activities at the park include jogging, birdwatching and fishing. Water sports activities provided by People's Association Water-Venture outlet (Closed on every Monday and Public Holidays) can be participated by all.
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  • Cool place to exercise because it was a long stretch of walkway with nature tripping on the side while walking, biking or jogging overlooking the clean and well protected reservoir. Fishing site also....  more »
  • Lower Seletar Reservoir is located in north-eastern Singapore (closest MRT red line, Khatib). In the very early morning, it is a sanctuary from the urban high-rise environment that is Singapore...  more »
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  • Great place to chill. Day or night. There's also water play area for kids to cool down in the weather. Adults sit by to watch while dipping their foot in the shallow waters for a cooling soak.
  • The place where I usually end my evening jog!! Good place to spend some alone time: you could just sit by the water and there’ll be no one there to judge you haha! Heard that it’s a nice place to view the sunrise but I never got out of bed early enough to catch it!

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