The campaign "Save Water" – Closing ceremony

On June 4, 2017, the closing ceremony of the campaign "Save Water" was held near the Tbilisi Sea. As it is known, the Tbilisi Sea is the most important object of water supply in the capital and is an integral part of the system.

 

The campaign "Save Water" – Closing ceremony

 

The project “Save Water” is organized by the company “Georgian Water and Power” (gwp) and NGO “EcoVision.” The aim of the project is sustainable usage and saving of water resources, as well as raising the civic activism with the help of youth. The project is supported by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection and the Ministry of Education and Science. 

 

The campaign "Save Water" – Closing ceremony

 

For supporting the campaign, a professional cycling race was held, in which sportsmen from the Cycling Federation took part. The winner bicyclists were awarded with cash prizes. gwp organized this race with the partnership of the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs and the Cycling Federation.

 

The campaign "Save Water" – Closing ceremony

 

As for the winners of the "Save Water" campaign, the 215th public school team, which took the first place, was awarded with an invitation to the Summer Eco-Camp “EcoVision 2017.” Second and third place winner teams from #182 and #176 public schools were awarded with an invitation to the educational eco-tour, which will be organized specially for them.

 

The campaign "Save Water" – Closing ceremony

 

The campaign "Save Water" was launched on March 22, World Water Day. The first phase of the Campaign was organized in 16 public schools of Varketili district and included different educational and fun competitions about water saving and its sustainable use.

 

The campaign "Save Water" – Closing ceremony

 

Tbilisi Mayor David Narmania, Deputy Mayor Irakli Lekvinadze, Deputy Minister of Education and Science Lia Gigauri, Deputy Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Shalva Gogoladze and Deputy Minister of Environment Protection Solomon Pavliashvili made speeches at the closing ceremony. MPs from Varketili district also attended the closing ceremony of the “Save Water” campaign.

 

The campaign "Save Water" – Closing ceremony

 

The mentioned pilot project is the basis of a national campaign of sustainable use of water resources. “gwp” will organize water saving campaigns in other districts of Tbilisi as well. 

 

The campaign "Save Water" – Closing ceremony

 

 

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