Water Watch Penang in partnership with Kampus Sejahtera, USM has organised an online talk titled Global Water Future on the 25th of May 2021.
With the slogan “Clean Water for Tomorrow” this webinar focused on water sustainability (SDG 6) which is to ensure clean water and sanitation for all. Conducted via Microsoft Team from 8.00pm to 10.00pm, this webinar was attended by more than 200 students from USM and delivered by the President of Water Watch Penang, Prof Chan Ngai Weng. Prof Chan’s presentation included an introduction to global, national water issues followed by the definition of water security. To further sensitise the students, Prof Chan touched on major environmental issues affecting water securities in Malaysia. He also provided methods and strategies to enhance water security via stakeholders’ engagement while at the same time, sharing success stories from past Water Demand Management projects by Water Watch Penang.
To be in line with WWP’s mission and vision, Prof Chan emphasised on the importance of continuous water saving practices at home, university and workplace with the hope that a ‘Water Saving Society’ will be achieved in Malaysia. The webinar ended with several quizzes whereby students successfully answered the quizzes correctly, won t-shirts from WWP.
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