Inspired by the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s efforts to clean up the Singapore River and Kallang Basin in the 1970s, the initial focus of Waterways Watch Society’s environmental cause was to keep Singapore’s waterways clean and safe for all to enjoy by organising voluntary clean-up patrols on the weekends. Over the past two decades, our mission has broadened beyond our clean-up patrols to include providing environmental educational programmes to spread awareness on the importance of keeping our waterways clean and safe and rally individuals to do their part for our environment.
WWS was granted the Institution of Public Character (IPC) status
Expansion to new premises under the Merdeka Bridge
Re-developed a corner of the waterfront at Kallang Basin from a litter hotspot into a mini Biodiversity Pond as part of WWS’ Biodiversity Pond and Park Project to raise public awareness about our environment and biodiversity, and to revitalize and beautify Kallang Riverside Park, with the support of Ascendas Gives Foundation.
Participation in clean and green week 1998