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Water Watch Penang (WWP)

Water Watch Penang (WWP) is a non-profit organisation set up in November 1997 as part of the Sustainable Penang Initiative under the auspices of the Socio-economic & Environmental Research Institute (SERI) of Penang.
Its vision is based on 5 principles of: (i) ecological sustainability; (ii) social justice; (iii) economic productivity; (iv) cultural vibrancy; and (v) popular participation. The ultimate objective of WWP is to create a “Water Saving Society” in Malaysia.


Date of Establishment:

17-Nov, 1998

Purpose of Organization:

Promoting study, awareness, knowledge, conservation, protection and the practice of a water saving society towards the sustainable development of water resources in accordance with the aspirations of Agenda 21 of the United Nations and Malaysia's Environmental Commitment. WWP’s vision is based on five principles of ecological sustainability, social justice, economic productivity; cultural vibrancy, and public participation. WWP educates the public on water saving and river protection as well as promoting water demand management (WDM) to ensure that water resources are not depleted but remain sustainable. WWP also works with government and water service providers in reducing high rates of non-revenue water, upgrading water treatment plants, increasing awareness, public education and other important water related issues.

Experience:

Climate change adaptation and Cross Cutting Issues in Capacity Building are the two focal areas of GEF that Water Watch Penang has been involved at for more than 10 years. Our activities comprise of awareness raising, education and capacity building in the topics of river and water (water demand management and pollution reduction ) which is part of climate change adaptation.
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Malaysia

Contact Details
Street Address:
C/O School of Humanities,
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
Minden
Zip Code:
11800
State/Province/Other:
Pulau Pinang
Country:
Malaysia
Telephone No.:
6-604-6533821
Website:
http://www.waterwatchpenang.org/
Email:
nwchan1@gmail.com
Organization founded:
Nov-17-1998

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Education
  • Others
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • Local
  • National

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Dr. Chan Ngai Weng Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Professor
    Telephone No.:
    6-012-5193355
    Email:
    nwchan1gmail.com

    Contact Person
    Name:
    Dr. Hong Chern Wern Key Contact Person
    Position:
    Facilitator/Life Member
    Telephone No.:
    6-016-4830175
    Email:
    cwhong1983gmail.com


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