Universities to Teach School Students about Water Conservation

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:05

Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) and University of Environment have collaborated in teaching students about water conservation.

According to an ISCA report, Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) and University of Environment planned to teach students about the importance of water conservation which is underway at some schools, said deputy environment chief for teaching and public participation.

The scheme was piloted in Alborz province and after analyzing the advantages and set backs of the plan it will be implemented on a larger scale in the summer, Omidinia explained, ISNA news agency reported.

As he noted, the purpose of the scheme is to develop a connection between students at schools and university students and mobilizing the potential of the students in safeguarding the environment.

Being young, students’ attitudes towards the environment can be easily shaped and sustainable development goals can be improved this way, he suggested.

Omidinia also highlighted that reducing water footprint in development is the main theme of the scheme aiming at crating green jobs and decreasing detriment environmental impacts.

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