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Local National School honoured for highlighting the value of water conservation

Oct 19, 2021 13:10 By News Northern Sound
Local National School honoured for highlighting the value of water conservation Local National School honoured for highlighting the value of water conservation
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Drumgossatt National School has been named a "Water School of the Year".

A Co Monaghan National School has been honoured for its efforts in highlighting the value of water conservation.

Drumgossatt National School has been named "Water School of the Year" in the Northern and Western region.

The awards ceremony were hosted by An Taisce's Green-Schools and Irish Water.

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The Co Monaghan National School was commended for undertaking a daily litter inspection to prevent litter from entering nearby waterways, and they reduced their water consumption by over 20%.

Drumgossatt National School also held a "Mini Walk for Water" to highlight the difficulties many people around the world face in accessing safe, clean water.

Green-Schools Manager Cathy Baxter said it was "wonderful to see students developed innovative new ways of engaging with fellow students and wider community about the value of water".

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