Intel Penang (Intel River Ranger)

Water Watch Penang has collaborated with INTEL Penang through a CSR initiative called River Ranger in 2019, 2022, and 2023.

2019 marked the first collaborative activity between Water Watch Penang and Intel Corporation in Penang Botanical Garden. In the year 2022, Water Watch Penang successfully executed the River Ranger program with active participation from INTEL employees at Quarry Park, situated in the Botanical Garden of Penang, on the 28th of June and 14th of July. This was the first face-to-face programme conducted after the 2-year pandemic in Malaysia. Subsequently, in 2023, at the same location, Water Watch Penang conducted another River Ranger program involving INTEL employees on the 15th and 17th of August.

In 2023, the programmes started with a welcoming speech from Mr. Md Hasri Md Harizan from Public Affairs, Intel Malaysia while WWP president Prof. Dato’ Dr. Chan Ngai Weng attended and gave an opening speech on the 15th of August 2023. Participating in the programs, INTEL staff actively assessed river water quality through physical, chemical, and biological methods, under the guidance of Dr. Hong Chern Wern and trained facilitators.

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