Lorong Halus Wetland
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Admission
   
Free.
   
Open
   
Daily.
   
Transportation
   
Buses : 3, 83, 85, 569. Alight at Blk 166A, Riviera LRT station.

Follow the orange arrows below and walk from the Riviera LRT station, towards the Riverside Walk of the Punggol Promenade, cross the bridge to the wetland.

If you are driving, you can get there through Pasir Ris Dr 12 or Lor Halus beside the Tampines Expressway.

   
Information
   
Lorong Halus Wetland
Slip road in at the junction of Lor Halus & Pasir Ris Coast Ind Pk 6 & Pasir Ris Farmway 3.
Tel: +65 6221 6666
Website: http://www.ura.gov.sg
Formerly a landfill site, Lorong Halus Wetland sits next to Serangoon Reservoir, Singapore's 17th reservoir and an important source of our water supply.

It is located at the the north-eastern part of Singapore, Punggol Town has been envisaged as a unique waterfront town with a range of commercial, social and recreational facilities for residents.

The latest leisure additions to the town -- Lorong Halus Wetland and the Riverside Walk of the Punggol Promenade was opened in March 2011.

The area has been transformed under PUB's Active, Beautiful, Clean Waters (ABC Waters) Programme into a venue for recreation and community bonding to bring us closer to water.

Here, you can learn about a unique water treatment system where plants are part of the water treatment process. The size of 18 football fields, the wetland will also develop into a natural habitat for wildlife as the ecosystem matures.

Lorong Halus Wetland was transformed from a landfill into an educational site and biodiversity haven for plants, birds and other wildlife. Using an innovative bio-remediation system, national water agency PUB designed the Lorong Halus Wetland to collect and treat water passing through the former landfill, preventing it from flowing into Serangoon Reservoir.

At the same time, the wetland creates a new haven for biodiversity that provides opportunities for recreation, research, and education.

From 1970 to 1999, Lorong Halus was a dumping ground for Singapore's waste. It occupied 234 hectares (that's more than 100 football fields) along the eastern bank of then Sungei Serangoon.

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean officially opened the Lorong Halus Wetland and part of the Punggol Promenade on Saturday, 5 March 2011.

There are many storyboards at the Wetland, such as information about the wetland and as you walk along the trails at the wetland, read the information panels to learn more about the plants and animals that thrive there.

 

 

September 2011.