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.Continue reading
The President of Water Watch Penang, Prof Dr. Chan Ngai Weng, will be celebrating the World Water Day by becoming one of the panellists to discuss about ‘what water means to people, its true value and how we can better protect this vital resource’.
Registration link is provided below.
Water Watch Penang has successfully organised its very first-ever forum, online via ‘zoom application’ on the 9th of June 2020. Focusing on the topic of water crises, the title of the forum was ‘Averting Future Water Crises: the Way Forward in Malaysia was held from 9.00 pm to 10.00 pm. The online forum attracted more than 50 participants from public and private institutions as well as other NGOs with 4 speakers who were Prof Dr Chan Ngai Weng, a Professor in Universiti Sains Malaysia and President of Water Watch Penang, Prof Dato Dr Mohd Ekhwan Haji Toriman, Professor in Centre for Research in Development, Social and Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Prof Dr Narimah Samat, Professor in Geographic Information System and Dean of School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, and Dr Hong Chern Wern, Senior Facilitator and Life Member of Water Watch Penang.Continue reading