Urban Utilities is empowering young people to become community-
Our Education Program:
- Informs students about the role of water and utility services in enabling community well-being and protecting the environment
- Challenges young people to develop innovative solutions to addressing industry and environmental issues
The program focuses on the following key areas:
- Turn to Tap – encourages students to drink tap water and use reusable water bottles
- Don’t Flush That – reminds students to only flush the Three P’s – Pee, Poo and Paper
- Be Water Wise – informs students of ways to use water efficiently to help protect the environment
- Innovation – encourages problem-solving for improving water and utility service processes
- Pathways – informs students of post-school training and employment opportunities in the utility industry
Turn to Tap primary school Bag Tag Challenge
We have joined forces with “Lesira Teq” to challenge school students to stop using single-
Kindy dress up for the environment
With our partner, we provide pre-
Student Environment Leadership Network
As a program partner for Johannesburg City Council’s Student Environmental Leadership Network, we provide technical experts for year 10 student environmental initiatives relating to water and utility services.
Working towards becoming an employer of choice, we attend career days promoting the varied opportunities to experience working at Urban Utilities South Africa
We challenge students to innovatively solve industry problems, empowering them to tackle real world issues which have the potential to improve operational processes for the industry.
Bridging the gap between school and employment, our industry placements offer students insight into the industry and future employment opportunities.
Each year, we attend more than 50 events to educate children and adults in the community about turning to tap and only flushing the Three Ps. These events include Clean Up South Africa Day, Rural Discovery Day and World Toilet Day.