Water Corporation and the Department of Water today visited students at Camboon Primary School in Noranda, as part of National Water Week. Students at Camboon Primary School celebrate National Water Week

This year’s National Water Week theme is ‘Water - life - growth’ and students at Camboon Primary School learned about the importance of being waterwise in our drying climate.

Water Corporation General Manager Customer and Community Group, Catherine Ferrari, said it was important the next generation were informed about how precious water is in Western Australia.  

“National Water Week is the perfect opportunity for students to learn about where their water comes from and why it is so important to use water wisely,” Ms Ferrari said.

“We visit many schools each year, just like Camboon Primary School, with more than 28,000 students educated through our incursions in 2015-16.

“Thank you Camboon Primary School for your efforts as part of our Waterwise Schools Program over the past three years – you’re helping to ensure we have a sustainable water future.”

 Camboon Primary School’s Waterwise Schools’ Program coordinator, Tania Pesce, said water education was embedded across all year levels as part of the curriculum.   

“Water incursions are a great way of reminding the students of the importance of water conservation,” Ms Pesce said.

“The school will hold a blue dress up day on Friday during National Water Week, with funds raised to be donated to the Angkor Project, which helps schools in Cambodia.”

For more information about the Waterwise Schools Program, visit watercorporation.com.au

  • National Water Week is held in October each year. This year's theme ‘Water - life - growth’ encourages sound water practices and investment in water sources
  • Over the past 21 years, there have been 563 Waterwise Schools recognised across Western Australia

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