Western Water Catchment

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Western Water Catchment is a planning area located in the West Region of Singapore. Measuring at approximately 69.5 km2, Western Water Catchment ranks the 1st, 38th & 41st in terms of size, population & density respectively. It is the largest planning area in Singapore.

The Western Water Catchment is also a live-firing area in which it is used by the Singapore Armed Forces for training purposes. It is also a restricted area in which it is out of bounds to all members in the public except for military personnel from Pasir Laba Camp and Sungei Gedong Camp. There are three islands in the Western Water Catchment, namely, Pulau Bajau, Pulau Pergam and Pulau Sarimbun. The planning area is also home to Tengah Air Base.

Notable Structures[edit]


  • Civil Defence Academy
  • Home Team Academy
  • Keat Hong Camp
  • National Shooting Centre
  • Tengah Air Base


  • National Institute of Education
  • Nanyang Technological University



  • Choa Chu Kang Cemetery
  • Choa Chu Kang Columbarium


  • Jurong Eco Garden
  • Yunnan Garden


  • Murai Reservoir
  • Poyan Reservoir
  • Tengeh Reservoir
  • Sarimbun Reservoir


Incumbent Role
South West CDC
Low Yen Ling Mayor of South West CDC
Chua Chu Kang GRC
Don Wee Member of Parliament for Brickland
West Coast GRC
Ang Wei Neng Member of Parliament for Nanyang
Foo Mee Har Member of Parliament for Ayer Rajah-Gek Poh


Planning Areas ViewTalkEdit
Central BishanBukit MerahBukit TimahDowntown Core1GeylangKallangMarina East1Marina South1Marine ParadeMuseum1Newton1NovenaOrchard1Outram1QueenstownRiver Valley1Rochor1Singapore River1Southern IslandsStraits View1TanglinToa Payoh
East BedokChangiChangi BayPasir RisPaya LebarTampines
North Central Water CatchmentLim Chu KangMandaiSembawangSimpangSungei KadutWoodlandsYishun
North-East Ang Mo KioHougangNorth-Eastern IslandsPunggolSeletarSengkangSerangoon
West Boon LayBukit BatokBukit PanjangChoa Chu KangClementiJurong EastJurong WestPioneerTengahTuasWestern IslandsWestern Water Catchment
1: Located within the Central Area