The State of the Environment report tells the Singapore Story from the environmental point of view. It highlights Singapore's achievements to date, the current situation and future challenges in the areas that come under the charge of the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, namely:

  • Ensuring a clean and hygienic living environment.
  • Managing the complete water cycle - from sourcing, collection, purification and supply of drinking water to the treatment of used water, recycling into NEWater and storm water drainage.

The report also includes the work of MEWR's two statutory boards - the National Environment Agency (NEA) and PUB, the national water agency.

Download the State of the Environment 2008 Report in sections :

Chapter Format Size
Cover PDF 756kb  
Minister's message / Introduction PDF 1.44mb  
Chapter 1: Air PDF 761kb  
Chapter 2: Climate Change & Energy Efficiency PDF 1.45mb  
Chapter 3: Water PDF 1.32mb  
Chapter 4: Land PDF 1.10mb  
Chapter 5: Public Health PDF 1.40mb  
Chapter 6: Industry and Innovation PDF 1.02mb  
Chapter 7: Community Partnership PDF 1.15mb  
Chapter 8: International Involvement PDF 869kb  
The Way Forward PDF 624kb