Water is the third theme of the Green-Schools programme. The Water theme looks at developing awareness around water conservation and how to effectively manage this important resource in our schools and at home. The Water theme is sponsored by Irish Water.

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Students in Green-Schools saved 3.2 litres of water per day during the 2015/2016 academic year

Case studies

Step 1: Forming a Green-Campus Committee

Case Studies on Committees GMIT Letterfrack Green-Campus Committee have a representative who sits on both the local Tidy [...]

Step 2: Environmental Review

Case Studies Environmental Review The first Intervarsity BioBlitz, held in May 2014, saw 5 campuses competing to record [...]

Step 3: Action Plan

Case Studies on Action Planning: Establishment of a 5 acre Native Woodland in Letterfrack, Co. Galway Collaborators: GMIT Letterfrack, [...]

Green-Schools is at the heart of everyday life in our school. We found the addition of the Water theme very relevant and applicable to home and school. There was tremendous scope for integration with the water theme and lesson ideas are endless.
Ballagh National School, Kilrooskey, Co. Roscommon

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Videos

1. 7 Steps in Action!

The Green Schools 7 Steps in Action explainer video outlines the steps involved in getting your water flag.

2. Our Water from Cloud to Glass

The Green-Schools Our Water from Cloud to Glass explainer video outlines the journey water goes on to get to our taps and points out many important uses of water.