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Water Week

Water - life - growth

This is the theme for National Water Week in 2016, and MidCoast Water always has plenty planned to help the Manning, Great Lakes and Gloucester communities give some thought to a resource we use each and every day!whizzy tap

National Water Week is held in October each year and focuses on how we can all help to protect and conserve our precious water resources and habitats.

Bootawa and Tea Gardens Water Treatment Plants open for tours

We will also be holding tours for members of the public at both our Bootawa Water Treatment Plant and our Tea Gardens Water Treatment Plant.

The tour at Bootawa Water Treatment Plant will be held on Sunday October 23 at 10am.

The Tea Gardens tour will be held on Wednesday October 19, at 10am.

Numbers for tours are limited, please book by calling 6592 4813 or emailing records@midcoastwater.com.au

Whizzy visits local libraries and schools

MidCoast Water’s mascot, Whizzy, will be out and about across the region during Water Week visiting preschools and community events.

Whizzy will also be a special guest at library storytimes at the following locations:

  • Wingham Library – 11am Monday October 10 
  • Greater Taree Library - 10.30am Thursday October 13 
  • Hallidays Point Library - 10.30am Friday October 14
  • Great Lakes Forster Library – 10.30am Wednesday October 19
  • Harrington Library – 10.30am Thursday October 20   
  • Tea Gardens Library – 9.30am Monday  October 24
  • Great Lakes Forster Library – 10.30am Wednesday October 19
  • Gloucester Library – 10am Monday November 14

For more information

For school resources check out our Resources for teachers and Resources for students

For more information on this year's Water Week events, email community@midcoastwater.com.au

The 2016 program will once again involve visits by Whizzy to local libraries, preschools and primary schools. If your school hasn't been approached to host a visit and you would like to do so, please get in contact with us by emailing community@midcoastwater.com.au

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