7-November-2022: Water Watch Penang (WWP) has conducted a river water education programme in two schools: SK Titi Teras (1st November 2022), SJKC Keng Koon (3rd November 2022) and SMK Saujana Indah (5th November 2022) under the Negalitres for Schools Programme and MBSP-Negalitres for Schools Programme respectively.
A total of 30 students from SK Titi Teras, together with more than 300 students from SJKC Keng Koon and 23 students from SMK Saujana Indah participated in this education session conducted jointly by Dr. Hong Chern Wern, Ms. Ong Ke Shin and Mr. Ooi Che Khai.
WWP does not only promote and conduct river and education session for primary school and secondary school student but also involves kindergarten students with their family.
In partnership with PBAPP and Universiti Sains Malaysia, led by Dr. Oh Wen Da and Dr. Ni Si Ling who are also Committee Member and member of Water Watch Penang, water treatment education kit were designed, developed and utilised in this workshop.
A total of seven group of families (approximately 30 participants) attended the workshop hosted by ‘The Giving Tree Story House’ learning about the main water treatment processes via fun and interactive method using the education kit.
4th November 2022: Green Educator’s Workgroup (GREW) teachers, Cikgu Dhanalaksmi from SMK Abdullah Munshi and Cikgu Ong Soon Yeong from SJCK Pulau Betong, have successfully conducted river and water education programme for their respective schools. Cikgu Dhalaksmi conducted the programme on the 2nd November 2022 involving a total of 294 students, while Cikgu Ong Soon Yeong has managed to conducted two sessions which was on the 26th September 2022 and 17th October 2022 involving an overall number of 58 students and 11 teachers.
On the 28th of October 2022 at SJKC Chong Cheng, Water Watch Penang (WWP) hosted two sessions (morning and afternoon) on Negalitres for Schools River and Water Awareness Educational programmes lead by Dr Hong Chern Wern and facilitated by Ms Ong Ke Shin and Mr Ooi Che Khai. The educational programmes are attended by a total of 729 students from Standard 4, 5, and 6, and 60 teachers during the morning session, and 911 students from Standard 1,2, and 3, and 42 teachers during the afternoon session respectively. This programme involved the greatest number of student participants to date.
29th October 2022: The Penang Water Audit Competition 2022 concluded with a participation of a total of 45 students from nine schools in Penang. Supported by Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Pulau Pinang, hosted at SJKC Union and in partnership with PBAPP, Penang Green Council, Green Educator’s Workgroup (GREW), and Clean International.
Water Audit is the method of calculating the flow of water in a system to comprehend its usage so that losses can be reduced and water conservation can be improved. Penang Water Audit Competition 2022 is the first-ever water audits competition held in Penang that is aimed at educating the student on the importance of water conservation, empower students to take action in conducting water audits, and promote active partnership or participation in schools.