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Managing Singapore's water

The remarkable transformation of Singapore's urban water services has not been witnessed anywhere else. But challenges lie ahead. The low price of water here may also have created a perception problem.

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Regardless of the present situation, Singapore might have to use pricing as an instrument for water conservation - the sooner it does so, the better.

SINGAPORE International Foundation is hosting a major event on Friday to discuss the past, present and future of water in the city-state.

The past four decades of water management in Singapore have been one of long-term visionary planning, strong political support from the highest levels