Illawarra Primary School celebrated 10 years taking part in Water Corporation’s Waterwise Schools Program at a special assembly today.


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


Water Corporation General Manager Customer and Community Group, Catherine Ferrari, 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 Illawarra Primary School has been sharing this message for 10 years,” Ms Ferrari said.


"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 Illawarra Primary School for your dedication to the program.”


Illawarra Primary School Principal Wendy Briggs, said students had a better understanding about the need to save precious water.


“The students at Illawarra Primary School have a holistic appreciation of our delicate environment through our Waterwise and Wastewise programs,” Mrs Briggs said.


Further information about the Waterwise Schools Program is available from the Water Corporation’s website at


Did you know?

  • There are 571 Waterwise Schools across Western Australia.
  • Now in its 22nd year, the Waterwise Schools Program takes a long-term approach to water education and behavioural change, and complements the curriculum across all major learning areas.

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