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Friends of Water


In Singapore, everyone needs to contribute in one way or another to ensure that there is enough water for many generations to come. Friends of Water aims to recognise, inspire and encourage community stewardship of the nation’s water resources. When everyone plays a part, a little effort goes a long way. If you care for water and take positive actions for the water cause, you can be recognised as a Friend of Water. Any individual or organisation can be a Friend of Water.

FOW logo with pub 

Making it a Team Effort

As a Friend of Water, you will get first-hand information from experts on water-related topics and be invited to training workshops. You will meet others, who like you, want to help. There will be opportunities to make friends with many different groups of people and to help them appreciate water. You can

  • take part in PUB's events and programmes 
  • adopt a reservoir, canal or drain and care for the community space
  • start your own activity programme to educate others
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Check out the year-long water conservation roadshows organised by Canberra Environment Committee at the Canberra constituency!  To encourage residents to save water, volunteers will be sharing various water-saving tips to achieve at least 1 cubic metre (1,000 litres) of water-savings over a period of 2 months. 

Mark your calendar and join us at the nearest roadshow!

(Updated as of 17 July 2018)

Kidz Academy @ Singapore Expo Hall (6 June to 1 July 2018)

Families and children were treated to PUB’s Alfresco-styled café NEWater push-cart at the three-day learning festival at The Kidz Academy! Rain Garden Workshops and learning journey tours to the NEWater Visitor Centre were offered to enhance children’s learning experience on NEWater. NEWater bottles were also provided for sampling purposes. 

FOW Activity

Keep Our Home Clean & Save (23 June 2018) 

In conjunction with the Public Hygiene Council’s annual month-long clean-up campaign “I PHC (Pick up at Home & in Community), Grassroots Adviser, Dr Koh Poh Koon together with 80 grassroots volunteers, led by Yio Chu Kang Zone 1, 2, 3 and 4 RCs, took part in the litter-picking activity from Block 201 to Block 214 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3.  

To mark the end of the event, the grassroots organisations led the volunteers to Marina Barrage for an experiential Sustainable Singapore Gallery tour, where the participants gained awareness on the Four National Taps through digital exhibits showcasing Singapore’s sustainability initiatives and learnt about the importance of water saving in the year of climate action. 

FOW Activity

Space Cadets Kids Bounce Festival @ City Square Mall (18 to 24 June 2018)

Over 1,000 children took part aged 4 to 12 years old had fun experiencing thrilling obstacle course and not forgetting, learning good water saving habits to lower their water footprint and pledging to be water-savers at home! This is the second collaboration between PUB and Rise & Shine, SuperMom and SuperKids – Singapore’s Largest Parenting Movement to engage our young to use water wisely through children festivals. Since March 2018, our collaborations have reached out to more than 60,000 families and children.

FOW Activity

Any participant of PUB's programmes will automatically qualify as a Friend of Water. Once recognised, an official electronic certificate will be issued to you or your organisation. Alternatively, if you have done something for the water cause and wish to be recognised for your efforts, do write to us.

Please include your full name, NRIC/FIN, mailing address and contact number and we will be in touch. Issuing electronic certificates are in line with our efforts to reduce paper wastage and be more eco-friendly. However, if you wish to have a hard copy of the certificate delivered to you, you may write to us with your request.

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