Water is the third theme of the Green-Schools programme. The Water theme looks at developing awareness around water conservation and how to effectively manage this important resource in our schools and at home.

The Water theme is sponsored by Irish Water.

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Enough water to make 450 million mugs of coffee was saved by schools participating in Green-Schools during 2016!

Case studies

Blackrock College

Blackrock College is based in Blackrock, Co. Dublin and was awarded the Green Flag for Water in 2015. This large secondary school presently has 90 teachers and 1004 students in attendance.

Coláiste Na Toirbhirte, Bandon

Coláiste Na Toirbhirte was awarded the Green Flag award for the Water theme in May 2013. It is [...]

St. Mary’s N.S., Milltown

St Mary’s National School is based in Milltown, Dublin 6 and was awarded the Green Flag for Water [...]

Green-Schools is at the heart of everyday life in our school. We found the addition of the Water theme very relevant and applicable to home and school. There was tremendous scope for integration with the water theme and lesson ideas are endless.
Ballagh National School, Kilrooskey, Co. Roscommon

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Videos

1. 7 Steps in Action!

The Green Schools 7 Steps in Action explainer video outlines the steps involved in getting your water flag.

2. Our Water from Cloud to Glass

The Green-Schools Our Water from Cloud to Glass explainer video outlines the journey water goes on to get to our taps and points out many important uses of water.