Review: The Singapore Water Story by Cecilia Tortajada, Yugal Joshi and Asit K. Biswas

In exploring exactly how Singapore prepared for contingencies and achieved water security, The Singapore Water Story is a detailed and often fascinating look at one of the most remarkable yet least remarked-upon political and environmental successes of modern Asia. It is an extraordinary story of how the country simultaneously made everyday life more pleasant for its people and enhanced national security through a focus on securing and diversifying its water sources.

This review was originally published in the Asian Review of Books. Can be accessed here