World water day is an annual event celebrated on 22 March. The day focuses attention on the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene facilities in developing countries. Under the theme ‘Water and Wastewater’, the year 2017 provides an important opportunity to consolidate and highlight the symbiosis between water and wastewater in the quest for sustainable development.
This year, Al Yamamah University (YU) joins the global community in celebrating World Water Day. Such
Initiation by YU reflects their support for such events that offers high-quality, engaging activities delivered across multiple platform and as this will help assist students and educate YU younger generation to grow to full maturity as individuals and valued members of the society.
The main aim was to promote YU young generation to increase the understanding of water related issues; and be able to combat the future crisis as it will develop or enhance skills especially in the area of communication, collaboration and leadership.
YU fraternity will get an opportunity to learn more about the theme of World Water Day and how wastewater is perceived as a valuable resource in the circular economy and its safe management as an efficient investment in the health of humans and ecosystem. YU fraternity will also get a chance to listen to the innovative ideas presented by the students and provide feedback. Activities presented by the students reflect the talents of our young generation and tremendous response by the YU fraternity adds cherry on the top.
Ecology students and organizer Ms.Meher Sultana Afshan (Faculty member) values the support they received from the Dean of the CCIS faculty and university management at all levels for encouraging and supporting such endeavors.
In conclusion, such event showcases the young talent and ability to think outside the box and understand that some of the best innovations of all time have been developed through exploring, learning, researching and experiencing.
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.