World Water Day 22nd March 2021 Poster Competition

22 Mar 2021

The 22nd March is World Water Day. This International celebration was officially established in 1993 to help raise awareness of our freshwater resources throughout the world.

Several students from primary and secondary schools took part in a poster competition to raise awareness for World Water Day. This years theme was "Valuing Water" and "What Does Water Mean to You? "


Poster Competition Winners 

Primary School : Beth Coveney, Jenny Kenneally & Daragh Cantillon 

Secondary School : Kate O'Regan, Jemima Dambie & Elodie Levieille


Beth Coveney, 5th Class, Gaelscoil Carrigaline

Poster on valuing Water WWD




  Jenny Kenneally, 5th Class,  Gaelscoil Carrigaline


Darragh Cantillon, 5th Class, Gaelscoil Carrigaline 

Poster on Water


Kate O'Regan, 1st Year, Edmund Rice College

 Poster On Water



Jemima Dambie, 3rd Year, Edmund Rice College


Elodie Levieille, 1st Year, Edmund Rice College

Umbrella collecting water


 Selection of posters from the World Water Day 2021 poster competition.


UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre

UNEP GEMS/Ionad Forbartha Acmhainneachta Uisce

Environmental Research Institute, Ellen Hutchins Building, University College Cork