Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Personal Reflection (NEWater Visit)

1. What are the 3 key takeaways from today’s visit?
-Water is considered scarce in Singapore as we have to import water from Malaysia, so water conservation and other ways of producing water for the nation is very important.
- The 4 National taps are Local Catchment, Desalinated Water, NEWater and Imported Water. These sources are currently able to support Singapore's increasing demand.
- The process of treating water so that it is clean enough for consumption (NEWater way)

2. Name 2 concepts that you have learnt today during the visit.
Water conservation for Singapore is important and vital and the process of how NEWater treats the water.

3. What is the 1 interesting thing that you have learnt today?
A single bacteria when multiplied by 100 million times its original size, is about the size of a truck.

4. What are the things that you can do to help with water conservation in Singapore?
I can help by asking people around me to conserve water in homes and in schools.

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