Aoife and Lily’s artwork for NI Water

The finalists, along with their classmates, joined NI Water CEO Sara Venning and special guest Infrastructure Department Minister Nichola Mallon honoring them for their fantastic water saving creations. .

Minister Mallon said, “I would like to congratulate all of the NI Water ‘How much water do we use ?!’ nominations. school poster competition. They were all excellent which I am sure made it difficult for the judges.

“This year’s theme was particularly relevant because during the lockdown our water use actually increased by 11 liters per person per day.

Lily McFerran, Third Prize Winner, St Patrick’s PS, Rasharkin

“Each person in Northern Ireland uses an average of 169 liters of water per day, much of which is wasted. Small changes like turning off the faucet when brushing your teeth or taking a shower instead of a bath can all make a big difference in protecting this vital resource for our children and our future.

In Section Primary Five, third place went to Lily McFerran of St Patrick’s Elementary School in Rasharkin, while second place went to Aoife Molloy, of Glenann Elementary School, Cushendall.

Anna Killen of NI Water said, “NI Water’s annual school competition is now well established and its popularity continues to grow. Thanks to everyone who participated. “

Aoife Molloy (P5), second prize winner Glenann PS, Cushendall

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