18th April 2023 – Water Watch Penang successfully conducted a river and water education programme at Tenby International School, Penang during their launch of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Maths) week on 17th and 18th April 2023.
WWP Executive Manager Dr Hong Chern Wern began the talk by introducing WWP’s history, goals, and past activities. He also explained to the students regarding the water crisis around the world, water treatment processes, water conservation, water-saving technologies and other water-related issues.
15th April 2023 – Salcon Berhad and Water Watch Penang (WWP) successfully organised Salcon Smart Water Programme (SSWP) for students from Chong Hwa Independent High School at Bukit Kiara Federal Park, Kuala Lumpur on 15th April 2023.
A total of 36 Form Three students and four teachers participated in the programme from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm. WWP Executive Manager Dr Hong Chern Wern served as the programme’s lead facilitator with assistance from four other facilitators, Ms Kimberly Wong, Ms Emily Wong, Mr Sharvind Sivan, and Mr Alex.
SSWP is an interactive and hands-on practical river activity conducted by Salcon Berhad in collaboration with WWP and Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). The programme aims to educate students about rivers and water on a global, regional, and local level, and the essential role of rivers as one of the water resources.
13 APRIL 2023 – Water Watch Penang successfully conducted a river and water education programme for students from Green Education Society, Han Chiang High School on 13th April 2023.
WWP Executive Manager Dr Hong Chern Wern began the programme by introducing WWP’s history, goals, and past activities. He also explained to the students regarding the water crisis around the world, water treatment processes, water conservation, water-saving technologies and other water-related issues.
Meet our new intern, Ms. Lee Tze Ee from the School of Communication majoring in journalism from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).
Lee Tze Ee or Jocelyn is currently a final year undergraduate student pursuing her Bachelor of Communication (Honours) majoring in journalism at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). She was born and raised in Ipoh, Perak.
Being a former school athlete, Jocelyn loves to swim, hike and jog during her spare time. She particularly has a fondness for water sports ever since she learned to swim at an early age. Besides, she also serves as a lifeguard at USM where she learned about lifesaving skills, water survival skills, and water safety issues.
17th Feb 2023: Water Watch Penang and Xylem South East Asia have successfully collaborated for its first CSR programme on River and Water Education Programme at Penang Free School on the 17th of February 2023.
Despite the last day of the school term, the programme was attended by more than twenty Form 3 students. Executive Committee of WWP, together with the Senior Leadership Team of Xylem South East Asia, the session commenced with an opening speech by Dr Hong Chern Wern, the Executive Manager of Water Watch Penang, followed by inspiration speech by an Mr. Koh Chong Hin, South East Asia Managing Director, Xylem Water Solutions Singapore PTE. As an old Free, Mr Koh shared his experience and journey to Xylem Water Solutions as well as giving inspiration to the students of Penang Free School. Next, Prof. Dr. Chan Ngai Weng, the President of Water Watch Penang, introduced about Water Watch Penang and its 25-year journey in educating the public in water conservation with the aim to create a water saving society.