Mukinbudin District High School celebrates a decade of waterwise education

8/09/2017

Mukinbudin District High School celebrated 10 years enrolled in Water Corporation’s Waterwise Schools Program at a special assembly today. Mukinbudin District High School celebrates 10 years as a Waterwise School

 

Over the last decade teachers at the school have been educating students on the need to value, protect and conserve water resources.

 

Water Corporation Goldfields and Agricultural Regional Manager, Sharon Broad, thanked the school for sharing the waterwise message.

 

“In our drying climate it’s important the next generation are aware of how precious water is and Mukinbudin District High School has been sharing this message for 10 years,” Ms Broad said.

 

“The school promotes the importance of waterwise, including reporting leaks and how to reduce water use inside and outside the home. 

 

"Students are the water users of the future, so it is vital teachers continue to educate students about the value of water. 

 

“Thank you to students and teachers at Mukinbudin District High School for your dedication to the program.”

 

Mukinbudin District High School’s Principal, Jamie Mawer, said the Waterwise Schools Program has given students a greater appreciation of the precious resource that is water, and the necessity to conserve and protect it.

 

The Waterwise Schools Program takes a long-term approach to water education and behavioural change, and complements the curriculum across all major learning areas.

 

Further information about the Waterwise Schools Program is available from the Water Corporation’s website at www.watercorporation.com.au/education


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