Water Conservation Programme for Schools in Malaysia
Water Conservation Programme is a two year project funded by HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad to educate student on wise management of the water resources. The programme introduced a water management module known as DRH20 for schools under the existing RIVER Ranger programme.
Duration: 2014 - 2016
Funder: HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad
Partners: Ministry of Education (MOE) Malaysia, National Water Service Commission (SPAN).
The project was targeted to 30 selected schools in Peninsular Malaysia.
The aim of the this project was to instill water saving behavior among students through water auditing and to sustain it at school level as one of the water conservation initiative that will contribute to long term profit.
A total of ten agencies, ten schools with a number of 200 students were successfully exposed to this programme on the second year of the project. About 20 teachers from various backgrounds were brought in under the programme, creating new platform for them to engage more students in environmental education particularly focusing on water conservation. The ten schools successfully started their implementation of water conservation initiatives in 2015.