Water and Sanitation hosts South African Youth Water Prize competition, 16 to 17 May

15 May 2019

Schools to compete for top honours at the South African Youth Water Prize Competition

Learners from schools across the country will be competing for the coveted top prize when they take part in the national South African Youth Water Prize Competition (SAYWP) on the 16 – 17 May 2019.

The Department of Water and Sanitation coordinates the SAYWP, which is a Science and Technology based project. The competition started at the district level, the winners there competed at provincial level.

The national winner of the competition will represent the country in Stockholm, Sweden, at the Annual Stockholm Junior Youth Water Prize (SJWP) where they will compete with learners from 30 other countries.

One of the aims of the competition is to promote the protection of natural resources and to encourage the youth to actively participate in integrated and community based water resource management.

The media is invited as follows:
Date: 16 May 2019
Venue:  Kopanong Hotel, 243 Glen Gory Rd, Norton’s Estates, Benoni
Time: 18h00 – 20h30

Date: 17 May 2019
Venue:  Kopanong Hotel, 243 Glen Gory Rd, Norton’s Estates, Benoni
Time: 8h00 - 18h30

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