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Cleaning of the Singapore River and Kallang Basin in Singapore: Economic, Social, and Environmental Dimensions

This paper analyzes the strategies that were adopted to clean Singapore river systems and how these were successfully implemented. It also analyzes the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of these strategies, whose objectives were to develop the city-state, provide its population with an improved quality of life and a cleaner environment, and most importantly, propel Singapore towards the right path to sustainability and economic prosperity.

Yugal Kishore Joshi, Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas, 2012, International Journal of Water Resources Development, Volume 28, Issue 4, pages 647-658
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