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March is National Water Month, with National Water Week this falling week and World Water Day on 22 March 2012. In honour of this, and to raise awareness around water issues and the challenge posed to organisations to promote water wise behaviour within their organisations, icologie will be hosting a lunch time talk on the subject. We are inviting all friends and colleagues to share ideas, challenges and providing the platform to highlight organisation’s positive contributions toward efforts to conserve and protect the country`s water resources.

For this lunch hour session we will be diversifying our approach and have already invited various people to present/share their stories/experiences/challenges/successes in short 5 minute presentations/talks. The following organisations will participate in the programme: City of Cape Town: Johannes Prins, FLOW Campaign: Juliet Browne from Greenhouse, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability: Tarryn Quayle, Grand West Casino: Rhulani Hlungwane, Alive2green: Lloyd Macfarlane, Department Water Affairs: Simphiwe Mashicila.

All participants are welcome to bring any marketing material that you have used in your campaigns.

Spreading the message -Water is life: respect it, conserve it, enjoy it, make a difference!

This forms part of a series of talks on sustainability specifically for business.

Date: 15 March 2012
Time:
13:00 – 14:00 (light lunch is from 12:30)
Bookings:  Please complete the booking form below.
Cost: Entrance is complimentary
Directions: Please find directions to Intaka Island here

 

During National Water week a series of key activities are planned across the country. The City is planning a number of activities as part of their celebrations- click here for the schedule.
 
Other resources.
  • View the City of Cape Town’s Water By-law [PDF 438 KB] which controls and regulates water services in the Cape metropolitan area.
  • Click here to download the ‘WATER’ section, or full version, of the Smart Living Handbook – a practical sustainability guide for people and households in Cape Town to make their homes safer and to save money and the environment.
  • Weekly Dam levels for Cape – click here
  • FLOW media toolkit 2012 Toolkit (e.g. Posters, banners, news snippet, story tips) for you to tailor with your branding and use with your various platforms- click here

 

To register for this event please fill in the form below.

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