23.10.2019 | Klima, miljø og energi
Award presented to Mazhapolima
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In award glory:District Collector T.V. Anupama receiving the WAFA 2018 award from Sneha Singh, Chief Corporate Officer, WAFA, in Thrissur on Wednesday.
Water harvesting project emerges Water winner in global voting campaign
A Mazhapolima team was presented with the Water Air Food Award (WAFA) Denmark 2018 in the water category at a function held at Thrissur Collectorate on Wednesday.
District Collector T.V. Anupama received the award from Sneha Singh, Chief Corporate Officer, WAFA.
Out of 171 applications, Mazhapolima project was voted the Water winner in the global voting campaign. The award carries a certificate of achievement, a cash award and the WAFA trophy, designed by a leading European sculptor.
The WAFA recognises and promotes sustainable solutions that ensure safe drinking water, clean air and food for all.
Mazhapolima is a rooftop rainwater harvesting method for replenishing water table.
With simple technology of capturing rainwater from the rooftops, people can ensure water security throughout the year.
“Local self-governments should be able to ensure full participation in the rainwater harvesting project. Rainwater harvesting system has become popular in schools, houses and police stations. People started acknowledging importance of rainwater harvesting in the state,” Dr. Singh said.
Addressing the function, Ms. Anupama stressed the need to create awareness of the need of preserve the water sources.