Bedok Reservoir ( ) is a
reservoir located in the eastern
part of Singapore, to the north of Bedok
The reservoir has a surface area of 880,000
m², and a capacity of 12.8 million m³. The mean depth of the
reservoir is 9 m, with a maximum depth of 18.2 m. The shoreline
length is 4.3 km.
Bedok Reservoir was constructed under the Sungei Seletar
Water Scheme, completed in 1986
. The scheme involved
the damming of Sungei Seletar to form
a reservoir (Lower Seletar Reservoir), the creation of Bedok Reservoir from a former
sand quarry between 1966 and 1972 and the
construction of Bedok Waterworks.
The earth excavated was
used for East Coast Reclamation in the 1970s (HDB Annual Reports).
Its unique feature was the construction of nine stormwater
collection stations to tap the storm runoff
of the surrounding urbanised
catchments. Eight of these collection stations are ponds at
and Yan Kit
Bedok Reservoir is now open to water sports activities such as
follows the Singapore Sports
's (SSC's) efforts to allow water sport enthusiasts to
make use of the various reservoirs for activities which do not
compromise the quality of the water. The programme kicked off with
Wakeboard World Cup, Singapore 2004,
held at Bedok Reservoir on October
was the first international water sports event to be held at a
Flying model gliders at Bedok
Reservoir is a popular pastime
The hill on the west part of Bedok Reservoir is a popular place to
fly model gliders
Bedok Reservoir Park
The Bedok Reservoir Park
was developed around the
picturesque and serene Bedok Reservoir. The park is equipped with a
jogging track, a children's playground, fitness stations and open
fields. The park is popular for outdoor activities like inline skating
, fishing and jogging
Jogathons are held regularly at the park by schools and
organisations. The area of the park is 417,000 m².
The park is accessible from Bedok Reservoir Road.
beside the reservoir.
The Launch of Water Sports Activity was held on 17 October 2004
. It marked
the first time water activities could be held in a local reservoir.
of Honor, Mr George Yeo (Minister of Foreign Affairs and
MP for Kembangan-Punggol GRC flagged
off canoe races during the event.
The HSBC Wakeboard World Cup, Singapore 2004, was held at Bedok
Reservoir on October 30-31 2004. This was the first international
water sports event to be held at a local reservoir.
The Wakeboard World Cup Singapore 2007 was held on 22 and 23
September 2007 during the Singapore leg of the World Cup Series.
at Russia and Ireland first before
ending at Qatar.
was organised by the Singapore Waterski & Wakeboard
The world premier of Hydro Sapiens
The Lunatics was held from 20 - 22 June 2008, as part of the
The Singapore Dragon Boat
was held from 28 - 29 June 2008.