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Workshop on water consumption rationalization held

6. Water Awareness
A photo of King Talal Dam, taken on April 16, 2015. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
AMMAN — A training workshop on water awareness annual planning was organized Saturday by the Ministry of Water and Irrigation in cooperation with the German Agency for International Cooperation, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The workshop is part efforts to spread water awareness culture in a project dubbed “Enhancing the Efficiency of Community Usage of Water” and the “Sanitation and Sewage” program.

Ministry spokesperson, Omar Salameh, said that the ministry is dealing well with the water shortage issue through a set of scenarios and programs designed to tackle the issue of groundwater consumption and ensuring citizens water needs are met.

To achieve that, the water awareness and maintenance culture must be spread as part of the national education program, according to Salameh, who indicated that the regular campaigns which the ministry has been conducting has had a positive impact on water resources.

Salameh called on participants to use unconventional means to stir the national and human conscience and raise awareness among all community groups, in addition to teaching them to rationalize the use of water in all areas of life.

Representatives from the German agency presented the initiatives which were carried out by the team responsible for a project dubbed “enhancing water usage and its achievements for the current year”.

The workshop also included training and practical programs, dividing participants into groups and asking them to provide recommendations about programs regarding water awareness to be implemented next year.

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