12 Mar '12, 1am

Where does all our shit end up at? Sewage System - Singapore.

Where does all our shit end up at? Sewage System - Singapore.

The Deep Tunnel Sewerage System phase 1 will be launched next week. The local media articles focus on the less squirmy aspects such as the Changi Water Reclamation Plant. But where does the sewage actually end up? As you might have guessed ... into the sea. What is the Deep Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS)? (from the PUB website ) Designed to save on land while catering for a rising population (which as of 2008 stands at 4.84million ), the DTSS comprises a 48 km north tunnel stretching from Kranji to Changi, a water reclamation plant with a capacity of 176 million gallons (800,000 cubic metres) per day, a 5 km sea outfall at Changi, and some 60 km of link sewers . Link sewers intercept flows from existing sewers, pumping stations, and water reclamation plants. Intercepted flows are conveyed by gravity to the deep tunnel sewers. Deep tunnel sewers convey flows by gravity ...

Full article: http://wildshores.blogspot.com/2009/06/where-does-our-sew...

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