Francis Jordan Catholic School in Currambine celebrated 10 years enrolled 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. Francis Jordan Catholic 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 Francis Jordan Catholic 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 Francis Jordan Catholic School for your dedication to the program.”

 

Francis Jordan Catholic School’s Assistant Principal, Damian Purcell, said students had a better understanding of the need for water conservation.

 

“As a result of the Waterwise program operating in our school for the past 10 years, the students at Francis Jordan Catholic School have become more responsible in identifying water wastage,” Mr Purcell said.

 

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.

 

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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