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Save water, urges PM Lee

PM Lee posts before & after shots of Johor reservoir on Facebook

One is a picture of Johor's Linggiu Reservoir when it is full. The other is a photo of the reservoir two weeks ago.

The photos were uploaded by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a Facebook post yesterday.

He had taken the photo of the reservoir - showing it only a quarter full after years of low rainfall - a fortnight ago while en route to China.PM Lee also put up a second photo, a satellite image taken off Google Earth, to show what the reservoir looked like when it was full.

He wrote: "The difference is stark, and worrying.

"Singapore is fortunate to be sheltered from many natural disasters, but our water supply is still at the mercy of the weather."

He also urged Singaporeans to do all they can to conserve water. - The Straits Times

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