Toby Iacuzzi, Sarah Weir, Mea Straughair, Corey and Jamie Hanks (front) Hayley Ashcroft, Renee Whyte, Jade Whillans and Hunter Walsh anxiously await the announcement of the winners of the colouring-in competition held at the Bundaberg Regional Council building as part of National Water Week.
Toby Iacuzzi, Sarah Weir, Mea Straughair, Corey and Jamie Hanks (front) Hayley Ashcroft, Renee Whyte, Jade Whillans and Hunter Walsh anxiously await the announcement of the winners of the colouring-in competition held at the Bundaberg Regional Council building as part of National Water Week. Max Fleet

Council awards water wise prizes

MORE than 500 primary school students in the region had some colouring-in fun and learnt about conserving water at the same time.

Yesterday the winners of a Bundaberg Regional Council colouring-in competition to mark National Water Week gathered to receive their prizes, which included Moncrieff movie tickets and a CD.

Council water and wastewater infrastructure spokesman Cr Alan Bush said it was an important week.

“This is the perfect opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of water and water use,” he said.

The first-prize winners were: (Prep to Year 2) Hayley Ashcroft, of Childers State School; (Years 3-5) Sarah Weir, of Walkervale State School; and (Years 6-7) Jade Whillans, of Kalkie State School.



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