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Development of smart cities has attained global significance with countries all over the world on the path of turning their cities “smart”. Singapore is one of the smarter cities that treats water conservation as an important element of growth. In an exclusive interview with Elets News Network (ENN), (ENN) Stanley Samuel, Founder & CEO, ECOSOFTT, Samuel Singapore, underlines the same focus for India and highlights the need of an integrated approach to realise the “smart city” dream. Excerpts:

Driving Cities to

Path of Water Management


COSOFTT had been closely associated with development of Singapore as a smart city. What solutions is your organization providing for creating better infrastructure in Singapore?

Singapore has transitioned from the spectrum of being a third world nation to serving as an example to many first world countries in less than 50 years. Water security and its management as an invaluable resource has and continues to be a national priority. Singapore has worked relentlessly to meet its water demand through its four national taps i.e. imported water, rainwater or storm-water manage-

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