World Water Day 2023: Accelerating Change

Your actions, no matter how small, can help solve the water crisis:
• Take shorter showers
• Create a raingarden
• Buy local, seasonal food
Share your #WaterAction this #WorldWaterDay
Be the change – do what you can to help solve the water crisis:
• Turn off the tap
• Don’t put waste down the drain
• Clean up your local river, lake or beach
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‘NEGALITRES FOR SCHOOLS’ – River and Water Education Program by GREW Teacher at SMK Datuk Onn Butterworth— 5 October 2022

5 October 2022: Under the ‘NEGALITRES FOR SCHOOLS’ programme – River and Water Education Program took place on the 5th of October 2022 at SMK Datuk Onn Butterworth participated by 125 students and 10 teachers.

Also as part of “Think Tank Water Saving Programme” this session is also one of the outcomes of the Training of Trainers Programme (TOT) by Water Watch Penang whereby Cikgu Fasya facilitated this programme for her students with the aim to educate the pupils about the water-savvy environment and to raise their awareness.

CIkgu Fasya took advantage of the occasion by introducing the water quality monitoring processes and calculation of daily average water use per person to the pupils.

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4 July 2022: Water Watch Penang has successfully conducted a geography field work for the year 10 students (Form 4 equivalent) of Prince of Wales Island International Schools at Taman Jajar, Sungai Ara, Pulau Pinang.

The programme was attended by a total of 22 students participants and two teachers, and the facilitator involved in this field work was Dr Hong Chern Wern, Executive Manager at Water Watch Penang. This programme was also assissted by two trained volunteers, Nursyazana and Azilah from Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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Introductory Course on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) – 13 to 15 June 2022 – School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

A total of 12 participants from Majlis Bandaraya Pulau Pinang (MBPP), Jabatan Pengaliran dan Saliran (JPS-PERLIS), Lembaga Sumber Air Negeri Kedah, Lembaga Urus Air Selangor, Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam, and WWF-Malaysia participated in the training course programme Introduction to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) at the School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) for three days starting from June 13 to 15 June 2022.

The programme aims to provide information sharing on the water in Malaysia in collaboration with the Water Watch Penang (WWP), UNESCO CPI, and supported by the Global Environment Center (GEC) and the School of Humanities, USM.

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Water Saving Kits are the best way to save water – China Press

Penang: Plastic bottles in toilets, Thimbles in water hoses, water-saving, and short haircuts can also save water!

Domestic water consumption per capita (per person) in Penang reached a record of 301 litresliters per day, which is much higher than the country’s average per capita water consumption of 230 liters.

In a joint interview with China Press, the President of the Water Watch Penang, Prof. Dr. Chan Ngai Weng, called on the public to save water.

President of the Water Watch Penang, Prof. Dr. Chan Ngai Weng (Source: China Press)
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