Papers and Articles

  1. Saving Water Tips
    Our President's daughter, Alexa Chan Xi Yan showed her drawing to her daddy, Prof. Chan Ngai Weng. A little kid knows that turn off the running off water tap is a way to saving water,how about you???

  2. Water Watch Penang: Creation of a Water Saving Society
      Partner(s) Universiti Sains Malaysia Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang Sdn Bhd Title Water Watch Penang: Creation of a Water Saving Society Impact of WWPs implemented activities are mostly in the social and educational area in terms of greater public awareness,...

  3. “Water Environment Partnership in Asia (WEPA)” 2007
    “Water Environment Partnership in Asia (WEPA)”   The Water Environment Partnership in Asia WEPA) held an international forum on "Water Environmental Governance in Asia" on 14-15 March 2007 in Bangkok.   International Forum on Water Environmental...

  4. Asia Pacific Water Forum 2008
    List of Presented Papers http://aprwc.com/index.php?limitstart=5   Special Session : Paradigm Shift in Managing Water Speaker : Tan Sri Rozali Ismail Speaker : Prof. Torkil Jonch Clausen Session 1 : Water Resources : Impact of Climate Change and Other...

  5. Dynamic Solutions for Managing Water Resources in Urban Areas in the 21st Century: The Role of NGOs
    Dynamic Solutions for Managing Water Resources in Urban Areas in the 21 st Century: The Role of NGOs www.unep.or.jp/ietc/wwf3/Highlights/WaterforCities/Presentation/CNW-Abstract.doc    Chan Ngai Weng President Water Watch Penang 10...

  6. Water for Cities: Dynamic Solutions for Meeting the Urban Water Challenge
    “Water for Cities: Dynamic Solutions for Meeting the Urban Water ChallengeE/b> http://www.unep.or.jp/ietc/wwf3/Highlights/WaterforCities/index.asp    12:30 to 15:15, 18 March, 2003 Room 1005, Grand Cube (Osaka International Convention Center) Osaka, Japan Dr. Chan...

  7. River catchment awareness and education programme
    River catchment awareness and education programme for Pinang River, Penang State, Malaysia: Role of Water watch Penang , Private Sector and Local Communities http://www.wepa-db.net/pdf/0612sympo/paper/ChanNgaiWeng.pdf  

  8. Drink Water on Empty Stomach
    DRINK WATER ON EMPTY STOMACH   It is popular in Japan to day to dr ink water immediately after waking up every morning. Furthermore, scientific tests have proven its value. We publish below a description of use of water for our readers. For old and serious diseases as well as...

  9. Expect more water wastage now that it's free
    Expect more water wastage now that it’s free The Star, Opinion, Thursday March 20, 2008 I READ with trepidation what was reported about the announcement by the new Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim to waive charges for the first 20 cubic metres of water used by...

  10. Questions and Challenges to Water Conservation in Malaysia
    Question 1. Since the 1997/1998 El Nino water crisis, what is the status and progress of water conservation efforts carried out in the country with regard to the role of the government, civil society and others in the country in general, and in Penang in particular? Answer: In Malaysia,...

  11. Production Of A VCD On River Conservation
    PRODUCTION OF A VCD ON RIVER CONSERVATION The primary objective of is to produce a VCD on river & water conservation, viz. How students can carry out activities towards the protection and conservation of their rivers. The river that is used as the model is the Sungai Pinang, one of the...

  12. Papers
    Paper presented during MENGO's Sustainable Development Conference, 6-8 June 2005, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur. Click to download:- Water Resources Management in Malaysia-NGO Perspectives (PDF) Paper presented during International Conference "1st International Conference on Managing Rivers...

  13. Water Facts
    WATER FACTS 1. Water's chemical formula is H2O - one atom of oxygen bound to two atoms of hydrogen. The hydrogen atoms are "attached" to one side of the oxygen atom, resulting in a water molecule having a positive charge (on the hydrogen atoms) and a negative charge (on the...

  14. The Current Water Crisis
    THE CURRENT WATER CRISIS: WHAT WENT WRONG? By Dr Chan Ngai Weng Introduction Water is life. There is no life without water. Everybody knows this. Water is the single most important element that sustains all life forms on earth. We need water to sustain ourselves and for a variety of...

  15. Flood Hazard Awareness & Management In Penang: Issues And Challenges
    FLOOD HAZARD AWARENESS & MANAGEMENT IN PENANG: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES By Dr Chan Ngai Weng President Introduction Penang represents one of the most rapid developing states in Malaysia (Malysia being one of the "Tiger Economies" of Asia). Penang is rapidly developing,...

  16. Millennium Forum Report at the United Nations, 22-26 May 2000
    DECLARATION AND AGENDA FOR ACTION Strengthening the United Nations for the 21st Century: Recommendations of delegates at the Millennium Forum at the United Nations, 22-26 May 2000 Report By Dr Chan Ngai Weng President Water Watch Penang (WWP) 10 Brown Road, 10350 Penang Tel: 04-2283306...

  17. The 3R Concept in Water
    [h2]THE 3R CONCEPT IN WATER USAGE[/h2] By Dr Chan Ngai Weng and Nagaswari a/p Murugiah Water Watch Penang 10 Brown Road, 10350 Penang Tel: 04-2283306; Fax: 04-2267042; Email: [email protected] Introduction The 3Rs in water usage essentially refers to Reduce, Re-use and Re-Cycle. Hence, there...

  18. Meeting Current Water Needs
    THE 3R CONCEPT IN WATER USAGE By Dr Chan Ngai Weng and Nagaswari a/p Murugiah Water Watch Penang 10 Brown Road, 10350 Penang Tel: 04-2283306; Fax: 04-2267042; Email: [email protected] Introduction The 3Rs in water usage essentially refers to Reduce, Re-use and Re-Cycle. Hence,...

  19. The Role of Women in Water Conservation
    THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN WATER CONSERVATION IN PENANG By Dr Chan Ngai Weng President Water Watch Penang (WWP) email: [email protected] Water, or the lack of it has become an important issue in recent years. The El Nino in 1997/98 laid bare the fragility of our water resources. People in Kuala...

  20. Water Recycling
    WATER RECYCLING The increasing incidence of water stress and water crises over the last few years have made “Water Recycling” a hot issue. Penang has very few water catchments and it draws 80 % of its water needs from the Sungai Muda which has its origins in Kedah. The 1997/98 El...

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