Xylem Watermark CSR Programme with SM Sains Kuala Selangor – 22 August 2023, SM Sains Kuala Selangor.

On August 22, 2023, Water Watch Penang and Xylem SEA successfully collaborated on their second CSR program in Selangor, this time involving 60 Form 1 students from SM Sains Kuala Selangor. The program took place from 2:15 pm to 4:15 pm.

Mr. Mohamad Hapiz B Mohd Rosli, Country Head of Xylem Water Solutions Malaysia Sdn Bhd, delivered the opening remarks. As an alumnus of SM Sains Kuala Selangor, he also shared his educational and career journey, spanning from Malaysia to his decade-long experience in Japan, inspiring the students. The program then continued with an introduction to Xylem SEA and its core business by Ms. Alicia Rani Francis, Project Manager, followed by Ms. Mavinia Allagu, Engineer in Applications Engineering & Tender Support, South East Asia, and Xylem Malaysia Watermark Ambassador, who introduced Xylem Watermark and its CSR Program. Xylem Watermark’s motto, ‘Every Drop Counts’, aligns with Water Watch Penang’s motto.

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Second Xylem Watermark CSR Programme of the Year with Xylem South East Asia – 21 August 2023, SMK Jeram, Selangor.

On 21st August 2023, the second Xylem Watermark CSR Programme of the year took place in partnership with Xylem South East Asia at SMK Jeram, Selangor. This event followed the first Xylem Watermark CSR Programme held at Penang Free School on February 17, 2023. The programme, conducted in collaboration with WWP, lasted from 11 am to 1 pm and was attended by a total of 120 Form 2 students.

The programme began with a welcoming speech by the Chairperson of SMK Jeram’s education programme. Subsequently, En. Hapiz B Mohd Rosli, Country Head of Xylem Water Solutions Malaysia Sdn Bhd, delivered the opening speech. Mr. Ng Sek Hing, Sales Manager, introduced the main industries of Xylem in South East Asia, and Ms. Mavinia Allagu, an engineer in Applications Engineering & Tender Support for South East Asia and Xylem Watermark Ambassador, introduced Xylem’s CSR Programme, Xylem Watermark.

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Eco-Wudhu’: Green Practices of Islamic Ablution – 19th August 2023, Sekolah Kebangsaan Bayan Baru

Water Watch Penang (WWP) through Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has organized a sustainability-based project “Eco-Wudhu’: Green Practices of Islamic Ablution” at SK Bayan Baru.

The program was led by Dr. Mohd Amirul bin Mahamud, who is a committee member of Water Watch Penang as well as Senior Lecturer from School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

The main objective was to promote ways of saving water while performing ablution.

The program consists of

  • Chaning all traditional ablution taps to water saving taps
  • Conducting Eco-Wudhu’s practice training and water saving awareness campaign, and
  • Creating Eco-Wudhu’s banner at the school’s prayer hall (Surau sekolah)
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On the 15th and 17th August 2023, Water Watch Penang successfully conducted a ‘double’ ‘River Ranger’ programme in collaboration with the Intel Malaysia CSR programme. This programme involved active engagement of Intel staff members at Quarry Park, Botanical Garden of Penang. A total of 70 participants/volunteers took part in the programme on both days.

Both programmes started with a welcoming speech from Mr. Md Hasri Md Harizan from Public Affairs, Intel Malaysia while WWP president Prof. Dr. Chan Ngai Weng attended and gave an opening speech on the 15th of August 2023. Next, the Executive Manager, Dr Hong Chern Wern provided a brief educational session centered around an introduction to Water Watch Penang, Penang’s water challenges, and water quality evaluations. The programme was aimed to educate the participants about the importance of responsible water consumption and the environmental impact caused by water wastage and pollution. 

Series 1: 15th August 2023
Series 2: 17th August 2023
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16 August 2023 – Water Watch Penang (WWP) has organised the Aqua Save Awareness Education Programme for Penang Green Office Certification for the South Island Garment Sdn Bhd factory on the 16th of August 2023.

The programme was held from 9.30 am to 11.00 am with a total of 31 employees participated in the programme.

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