A workshop was successfully conducted, themed “Emerging Water Pollutants in River and Coastal Environment”, with at least 100 participants via zoom and Facebook live platform, with about 400 views through Facebook live streaming. This workshop was hosted by Water Watch Penang in partnership with School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, with Dr. Oh Wen-Da as the coordinator of the event.Continue reading
Water Watch Penang would like to welcome our two volunteers from Roots and Shoots Malaysia Award (RASMA) this month, Ms. Lim Qiu Xin and Ms. Nur Aleya.
They will be assisting us in social media posting on water-related awareness infographics. Let’s welcome both of them as volunteers for the month of July!
Water Watch Penang and School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia will be organising a workshop on “Emerging Water Pollutants in River and Coastal Environment”. This workshop is intended to increase the awareness of public on the emerging water pollutants in river and coastal environment.Continue reading
The SJKC Union 21 Days Zero Waste Challenge 2021 ended on a high note in conjunction of World Environment Day. This event, a brainchild of the passionate teachers of SJKC Union in collaboration with Eco Schools Programme (under the Foundation for Environmental Education).
In line with SDG6 (Clean water and sanitation) and SDG12 (Responsible consumption and production), this ‘challenge’ was organised with the effort to educate students on the concept of ‘Water Saving Initiatives’ in mind. Also, to be in line with SDG17 (Partnership for the Goals), this event was co-organised with Water Watch Penang and Malaysia Ecological Civilization Communication Center, in association with SJKC Union Zero Waste Initiative.Continue reading
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.Continue reading