World Water Day is celebrated every 22 March. In Singapore World Water Day 2022, National Water Agency PUB hopes to increase Singaporean’s mindfulness of their water habits so that they can “Make Every Drop Count”. There are tons of ongoing activities to choose from this month of March.
If you’re looking for ways to participate in World Water Day this year, here are seven activities you can do.
Seven Activities To Celebrate World Water Day 2022
Watch as the City Turns Blue
From 19 to 22 March, watch Singapore bathed in dazzling blue lights. This year, a total of 55 buildings, landmarks and bridges will be lighting up in blue, of which 16 are newly on board. The community is encouraged to share their photos of the light-ups online with the hashtags – #GoBlue4SG and #MakeEveryDropCount.
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Take part in a Better Trails Walk
Go on Watery Walks and trails at Kranji and Marina Barrage organised by Better Trails, a social enterprise that aims to promote responsible enjoyment of the outdoors through environmental education. On these walks happening throughout the month of March, participants will learn the importance of clean waterways and sustainability. Participants will also be encouraged to dress in blue.
Take part in the Green Market by Choa Chu Kang Public Library
From 19 to 20 Mar 2022, Green Market: World Water Day offers various interactive events and activities that participants can access online and on-site at Choa Chu Kang Public Library. Interesting activities include a DIY Hydroponics with Automatic Water System and DIY Water Day Keychain program. More information on Green Market activities can be found on the site here.
March into Blue Delights at Great World
Great World is collaborating with its retailers and partners to raise awareness on water conservation. Driving the water message, Great World is partnering Wearnes Automotive – Jaguar Land Rover in curating an all-things-blue showcase with the Jaguar E-PACE, Jaguar XF, and Range Rover Sport. These cars are also available for test drives at Great World over weekends in March.
Photo opportunities and water-saving tips will be on display for shoppers to engage and learn more about #MakeEveryDropCount and #GoBlue4SG.
As part of Water Wednesdays, shoppers dressed in blue on 23 and 30 March get to extra rewards. They can also take part in a Treasure Hunt. Hints will be released on Great World’s Facebook and Instagram: @greatworldsingapore.
Catch Blue Deals from retailers
Try an in-app game by susGain
susGain is an app that turns your eco- and socially conscious actions and purchases into points, cashback, donations and trees. They have developed an in-app game to encourage participants to visit landmarks participating in the City Turns Blue initiative.
All landmarks participating in City Tuns Blue will be featured in on an interactive map. Participants may also download a walking guide to help them plan their visits. Participants can earn 500 susGain points for each landmark they visit and can start planting virtual trees on the game once they reach 1,000 points.
susGain has partnered Eden Reforestation Projects to plant a Mangrove tree on Biak Island in Indonesia for every virtual tree planted. The quest will run for 4 days from 19 to 22 March. The susGain app is available on the Google Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS).
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Tamil Water-themed Storytelling Session
On 20 March from 2 pm to 2.30 pm, tune in to the Online Tamil Storytelling session to learn more about our water cycle and how we can all play our part by making simple changes to our daily water usage habits. This event is free and those interested can sign up here.