Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School in Nollamara celebrated 10 years enrolled in Water Corporation’s Waterwise Schools Program at a special assembly today. Students from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School in Nollamara with their Waterwise Schools 10 year recognition certificate


As part of the program, teachers at the school have been educating students on the need to value, protect and conserve water resources for a decade.


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 how precious water is and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic 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 Hollywood Primary School for your dedication to the program and I look forward to the next decade of waterwise education at the school.”


This message was reinforced by the school’s Waterwise Coordinator, Anne Fusco.


“During our 10th anniversary celebrations we have participated in a variety of educational and fun activities that has provided our students with the opportunity to have a greater awareness of the need to value and conserve water,” Ms Fusco said.


The school shares the waterwise message in its newsletters, hosts waterwise themed assemblies and had a visit from the Water Corporation’s superhero, Captain Waterwise.


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

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