St Jude’s Catholic School in Langford celebrated 10 years participating in Water Corporation’s Waterwise Schools Program at a special assembly today.


Over the last decade teachers at the school have been educating students on the need to value, protect and conserve water resources. St Jude's Catholic Primary School celebrates a decade as a Waterwise School


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 St Jude’s Catholic School has been sharing this message for 10 years,” Ms Ferrari said.


"Young people are the water users of the future, so it is vital teachers continue to educate students about the value of water.  Thank you to the students and teachers at St Jude’s for your dedication to the program.”


St Jude’s Catholic School‘s Principal, Mrs Lyn Stone said the Waterwise School Program supported the school’s environmental awareness programs.


“This helps students to understand their efforts as individuals to take responsibility for looking after our earth and its resources can really make a difference,” Mrs Stone said.


Year 6 student at the school, Eileen said she liked they were a Waterwise School because it helped students feel proud they are doing something worthwhile to save the environment.


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

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