River and Water Education Awareness Programme



As the core activity of Water Watch Penang, this programme seeks to continue the partnership with PBAPP to deliver periodic River and Water Education Awareness Programme to students from national schools as well as requested organisations in Penang. This year, WWP aims to extend its partnership to PBAPP’s Aquasave Programme and PGC’s Green School Programme under the water theme.

Aquasave programme by PBAPP is aimed to award industries and organisations which are committed in water conservation activities. WWP proposed to play a role as educators to educate the audience on water saving initiatives.

This programme will be conducted via school/office-based and field-based at either Botanical Gardens, Taman Jajar Sungai Ara or Cherok Tokun.

The following modules for school/office-based session will be as follows:

  1. Global, National and Local Water Issues
  2. Water Treatment Processes
  3. River Monitoring
    Physical assessment
    Chemical assessment and
    – Biological Assessment
  4. What can you do to help? How to save water?
  5. Types of water-saving technology
  6. Showcasing PBAPP’s video on “WHY DO WE NEED TO SAVE WATER IN PENANG?”
  7. Classroom Activity – Calculating your daily water consumption
    Reading your water meter
    – Reading and calculating your PBAPP’s water bill

The field-based education session will basically cover the first 50 per cent of the topics mentioned above:

  1. Global, National, and Local Water Issues
  2. Water Treatment Processes
  3. River Monitoring
    – Chemical Assessment,
    – Physical Assessment and
    – Biological Assessment


Minimum of 20 school/organisation-based sessions and 5 field-based sessions.

Related SDG and Penang 2030 Vision:

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  1. PBAPP
  2. Jabatan Pendidikan Pulau Pinang
  3. Clean International
  4. Penang Green Council
  5. Majlis Bandaraya Seberang Perai
  6. Universiti Sains Malaysia
  7. Green Educator’s Workgroup


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