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Thursday, April 22, 2004

Effects of Southern Islands development

"... the idea of linking Sentosa and the Southern Islands was discussed at length in the mid-90s. However, there was concern that this would reduce tidal flow of water around Singapore harbour. He said: "The water quality is fully dependent on the flushing effect of tidal currents passing between Sentosa and the Southern Islands. Without it, the water would just stagnate."

Read the full story by Teh Jen Lee, published in The New Paper, 31 Mar 04 and see "Grimacing over Southern Islands" at Habitatnews. See also Southern Shores of Singapore.