Water is one of the core themes 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

St Lorcan’s B.N.S., Palmerstown

St Lorcan’s Boys National School is located in Palmerstown, Co. Dublin. The school has 25 teachers and approximately [...]

Rathcormac National School, Sligo

Rathcormac N.S. in Co. Sligo has 239 students and 20 members of staff. They achieved their Green Flag [...]

Midleton CBS Secondary, Co. Cork

Midleton CBS were awarded the Water School of the Year award in May 2017, as the overall secondary [...]

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.

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Ruth Gaj McKeever
Ruth Gaj McKeeverGreen-Schools Officer