Penang, faced with the possibility of raw water shortage between 2025 and 2030, besides educating the public via water NGOs such as Water Watch Penang to reduce domestic water consumption, PBAPP is also exploring into strategies such as Perak Raw Water Transfer or even investment into desalination technology. Such strategy is vital to ensure sufficient water supply for the sustainable development initiatives of Penang.
However, with increasing population, and the need for economic development coupled with highest in the nation in terms of domestic consumption and climate crisis, will those initiatives be sufficient for Penang?
Hence, in conjunction with the World Water Day celebration, PBAPP in partnership with Water Watch Penang will be organising the World Water Day 2022 Virtual Round Table. This event will consist of presentation session by Dato’ Ir. Jaseni Maidinsa, the CEO of PBAPP & PBAHB, followed by a panellist session moderated by Prof. Dr. Chan Ngai Weng, the President of Water Watch Penang. To be conducted in English, the main objective of this event is to discuss and provide insights from panellists of various expertise and backgrounds on the current water situation in Penang, under the theme “WILL PENANG HAVE ENOUGH WATER FOR THE FUTURE”, to the audience.
The date, time and venue of this event are as follow:
Date: 20th April 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Venue: Online via Zoom Platform
Partners of Water Watch Penang and PBAPP are welcome to register at shorturl.at/cAIN1