Press Release

  1. Simple and practical solutions to save water
    Friday August 13, 2010 The Star Simple and practical solutions http://thestar.com.my/metro/story.asp?file=/2010/8/13/north/6848557&sec=north   SIMPLE water-saving fittings can be very be effective in cutting down wastage. Water Watch Penang (WWP) president Prof Dr Chan Ngai Weng...

  2. Say "No" to Bottled Water
    Six indictments against bottled water By Dan Shapley Posted Thu Jul 9, 2009 9:36am PDT Related topics: Food and Drink , Water , Plastic More from The Daily Green News blog ( Source:...

  3. Prof Chan Ngai Weng conferred the DJN
    Prof Chan Ngai Weng was conferred the Darjah Johan Negeri (DJN) by the Governor of Penang on 11 July 2009. The DJN is conferred to not more than 1000 living persons, not including foreigners. It is conferred to individuals who have served the state unselfishly, putting the state and...

  4. Water Subsidies Must Go!
    Water Subsidies Must Go! Letter sent to The Star but was not published!

  5. Every precious drop counts
    Every precious drop counts The Sun, 27 April 2010 BY saving water, Malaysia can save billions of ringgit and protect Mother Nature. One way to do this is by using water-efficient toilets. Recently, I replaced two conventional toilets with water-efficient dual flush toilets in my home at a...

  6. Prof. Chan Ngai Weng - Malaysia's Waterman
    PROF CHAN'S WATER SAVING TIPS: (1) Flush once less per day. One flush less = 9 litres of water saved = 2.6 million X 9 litres = 234 million per day = 85.41 billion litres per year = 4 Teluk Bahang Dams (21 million litres capacity). For your information, Prof Chan only flushes...

  7. Penang Chief Minister's Advice on Saving Water
    Above (Source: Kwong Wah Jit Poh, 19 April 2008): Prof Dr Chan Ngai Weng, President of Water Watch Penang warns that giving free water, even the first 20 cubic metres (like what Selangor is proposing to do in June 2008), will see consumers wasting more water. Water must never be...

  8. Prof Dr Chan Ngai Weng wins Asia Water 2010 Award
    Prof Dr Chan Ngai Weng wins Asia Water 2010 Award for Individual (National) Category at the ASIAWATER2010 ASIA WATER MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE AWARD ON 6 APRIL 2010 IN KLCC.                   

  9. The Experts' Opinion on Malaysia's Water Future
    In this report by the News Straits Times, renowned Water Experts' give their frank opinion on the course of Malaysia's Water Resources Future and what should be done to avert future water crises. Read on...........

  10. River Pollution
    27 April 2009 - Ancaman utama air mentah Sumber/Source: http://www.reach.org.my/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=743&Itemid=70   Ancaman utama air mentah Hutan konkrit, sungai yang kotor, pembuangan sampah sarap ke dalam sungai,...

  11. Watchdogs ask questions of new golf course project
    Watchdogs ask questions of new golf course project By ANDREA FILMER The Star, Wednesday November 5, 2008 MYT 7:20:00 PM GEORGE TOWN: Does Penang need more golf courses? This is the question watchdog groups here are asking following the announcement by the state government that a new RM350mil...

  12. Dato Anwar Wins Langkawi Award 2008
    Dato' Dr Anwar Fazal, WWP Advisor wins Langkawi Award 2008 Dato' Dr Anwar Fazal with WWP President Prof Dr Chan Ngai Weng (Extreme Left), Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon (2003 Chief Minister of Penang) and Dato' Dr Lee Yow Ching at the launch of WWP's Books and VCD in 2003.   A leading NGO...

  13. Water dispenser for purified water
    Water dispenser for purified water By MEERA DEVI DARAN (Source: The Star, Tuesday May 13, 2008) IN an effort to meet the rising demand for potable drinking water, Philips Electronics has introduced its Pure Water Dispenser, a revolutionary product that brings Ultraviolet (UV)...

  14. Clean water for the nation
    Clean water for the nation The Star Sunday July 29, 2007 By TEE LIN DEE   THE next time you feel thirsty, be thankful that drinking a glass of water is as simple as turning on the tap. There is no fear of diarrhea from drinking tap water here as in some countries where...

  15. Water Quality Concern
    Water quality concern By ANDREA FILMER The Star, Friday January 18, 2008 PENANG: Housewive June Loh recently installed a second water filter at her high-rise apartment in Green Lane, Penang. The mother of two said she felt safer using filtered water for the family’s drinking...

  16. Safe to drink
    Safe to drink By : PRASANNA RAMAN (Source: NST 2008/06/02)   Though our tap water may look clear, it does not mean that it is clean.   What Kryptonite is to Superman is what ultraviolet light is to viruses, bacteria and protozoans in our drinking...

  17. Help save the dams
    Help save the dams By CAROLYN OOI http://thestar.com.my/metro/story.asp?file=/2008/4/24/north/21014640&sec=North 24/04/08 Thursday April 24, 2008 DO you know that by cutting down the number of times we flush the toilet we would be able to save four dams. Water Watch...

  18. Expect more water wastage now that it's free
    Expect more water wastage now that it's free 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 households in...

  19. Kemena River Stakeholders' Initiative
    The Kemena River Stakeholders' Initiative was launched recently on 29 Febraury 2008 at the Bintulu Development Authority's Auditorium in Bintulu. Organised jointly by the BDA and Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB), it is the first such initiative in Malaysia. WWP is proud to be a partner and advisor in...

  20. New Love Our Rivers Campaign 2007
    Build River Education Centres to run the New Love Our Rivers Campaign By Prof Dr Chan Ngai Weng President Water Watch Penang 10350 Penang Water Watch Penang (WWP) applauds the government’s recent announcement of the launching of a new love our rivers campaign. The Star...

  21. Watch on Water - Environment Rewarding Ventures
    By S.S. Yoga (Tues 23 January 2001) Penangites are always ready to fight for a good cause. Dorothy Teng and the volunteers of Water Watch Penang are good examples. WATER Watch Penang (WWP) was formed in November 1997 as a result of the many water crises which have hit Penang. The non-profit...

  22. Use Water Wisely to Keep Water Stress at Bay
    Dr Chan Ngai Weng, President Water Watch Penang, 10 Brown Rd 10350 Penang (Tel:04-2283306; email:  ) Over the past few days, The NST carried on its front page “Drought action: As authorities prepare for dry days ahead...” (NST 10 Feb 2007). The Star had also carried front page...

  23. Flush Once Less Per Day Keeps The Danger at Bay
    Dr Chan Ngai Weng, President Water Watch Penang, 10 Brown Rd 10350 Penang (Tel:04-2283306; email:  ) Over the past few days, The Star has carried alarming news on an impending water crisis (The Star 7 Feb 2007) and warnings for the public to conserve water or face rationing (The Star 8...

  24. Membentuk masyarakat penjimat air (Berita Harian)
    http://www.bharian.com.my/m/BHarian/Friday/Rencana/20070208224850/Article/ Oleh Melati Mohd Ariff Kerajaan kena konsisten semai sikap gunakan sumber secara berhemah KEMUNGKINAN berlaku lagi kemarau panjang di negara ini memang tidak dapat dielakkan. Sama ada suka atau tidak, rakyat perlu...

  25. We Must Use Water Wisely
    The Star, Saturday February 10, 2007 Over the past few days, The Star has carried alarming news of an impending water crisis (The Star, Feb 7) and warnings for the public to conserve water or face rationing (The Star, Feb 8).   If the public do not heed the warnings and carry on...

  26. Langkah Mengelak Tekanan Dan Krisis Air
    http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v3/bm/news.php?id=245726&vo=64 Oleh Melati Mohd Ariff KUALA LUMPUR, 8 Feb (Bernama) -- "The Heat is on", terpampang tajuk utama sebuah akhbar Inggeris tempatan, memberi amaran kemungkinan berlaku lagi kemarau di negara ini. Musim kemarau yang...

  27. How To Avoid A Stressful Water Crisis
    http://webevents.bernama.com/bernama/v3/news.php?id=245724 By Melati Mohd Ariff KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) -- "The Heat is On," is the headline of a local English daily on Wednesday. It's a grim reminder that with each passing day the world is getting warmer and drier....

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