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DOWASCO Announces Winners of Water Week 2022 Competitions

by: - May 27, 2022
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The Dominica Water and Sewerage Company Ltd. (DOWASCO) is have announced the winners of its various competitions held during Water Week 2022.

Marlisha St. Jean of the Wotten Waven Primary School emerged winner of the poster competition among primary schools; Both the winner and her school will receive cash prizes.

Tamar Winston of the Newtown Primary School emerged winner of the essay competition which was opened to both primary and secondary schools.

Primary school students wrote on the topic, ‘How does Groundwater play an important role in the environment?’

She will be awarded a tablet while the school will be awarded a cash prize.

Secondary school students were required to present a paper on the topic ‘Climate change is one of the most threatening environmental challenges of our time.  Discuss the impact of climate change on groundwater and how we can mitigate against these impacts.’ 

Mia Didier of the St. John’s Academy was awarded first place and will receive a mobile phone.  Her school will receive a cash prize.

Students at the Dominica State College engaged in a debate, one of the main highlights of Water Week.

Two teams of two students each debated the topic, ‘Groundwater is the Best Supply for Water for Domestic Use in Dominica’.

The proposing side with Desean Denis and Mikkel Charles won the competition and was also the team with the Best Rebuttal.  Sarah Francis and Ronnisa Riley were on the opposing team. Riley won Best Speaker of the debate.

An award ceremony has been carded for Monday May 30 at 10:30am.