Nine Schools to Launch Water Conservation Projects through the RBMP LIFE MALTA

18 Mar, 2024    |   by RBMP Life   |   

Nine primary and secondary schools have been awarded funding to kickstart innovative water conservation projects as part of the LIFE School Projects initiative by the Energy and Water Agency. The sixth call of the LIFE School Projects initiative was officially launched by Minister Miriam Dalli and Energy and Water Agency CEO Manuel Sapiano during an educational event held at Ghajn, the water conservation center in Rabat.

Minister Miriam Dalli praised the students for their dedication to sustainability, highlighting the importance of water conservation and to share this message and common responsability with their families, at school and their friends.

Projects include rainwater harvesting systems, water-saving campaigns, and educational initiatives promoting eco-friendly practices, such as the use of aerators, dual flushings and refillable water bottles.

CEO Manuel Sapiano praised the students' enthusiasm, emphasising the integration of conservation practices into education.

The participating schools for this year's initiative include St Patrick's Salesian School Sliema, St Thomas More Fgura A, St Thomas More Tarxien Primary School, Maria Regina College Qawra Primary, San Ġorġ Preca College Valletta Primary, Gozo College Patri Mattew Sultana Xagħra Primary, Gozo College Mons Giov. Andrea Vella Żebbuġ Primary, St Augustine College Pietà, and Sacred Heart, Sliema.

Moreover, this event also marked the culmination of last year's LIFE School Projects, which witnessed the active participation of St Nicholas College Rabat Primary, San Ġorġ Preca College Valletta Primary, San Ġorġ Preca College Ħamrun Secondary, and St Theresa’s College Middle School.

This initiative aligns with Malta's River Basin Management Plan, focusing on educational activities promoting water and energy conservation.

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