25 May 2011

Mangrove restoration at Sungei Buloh begins

Mangrove restoration and coastal protection works off Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve has begun.
This is part of the effort to develop the area around Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.
More about the Sungei Buloh Masterplan, with updates given by the Reserve to volunteers in Aug 10 and Dec 10.

Coastal Protection and Restoration of Mangrove off Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
from Port Marine Notice No. 66 OF 2011 dated 23 May 11

With effect from 07 Jun 11 to 06 Dec 11. Off Sungei Buloh and its vicinity, within the area bounded by the following co-ordinates (see attached chartlet, above):

Coastal protection and restoration of mangrove will entail filling up of biodegradable bags, transportation of sea bed material and placement of filled biodegradable bags at the location of the mangrove lines and the construction of breakwater. The work barge will be used for transportation of equipment and material to the work site. A safety boat will be in attendance at all times to warn and re-direct craft in the vicinity to keep clear of the working area. Further general enquiries relating to the project can be directed to Mr Wong Wai Kin, the project manager at Tel: 9643 5015 (email: wk.wong@yengtong.com).

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