Cap-Net Lanka – PGIA Junior Water Awards for Innovations in Schools and Competition in Aqua Republica

Cap-Net Lanka held the Aqua Republica educational game competition and Junior Water Award programme in-line with the Water Professionals’ Day on 01st of October at Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. “ Mr Gardener”, an innovation from a school to apply urine with an automated collection, treatment and distribution system to plants in the garden as a fertilizer was awarded the first price.

The aqua republica became very popular among school children. They were trained, both at their schools and the University. The competition was held on 28th September to select the winners. The five best performers were awarded with prizes including trophies.

The programme of the Water Professional ‘s Day Symposium 2016, sponsored by the Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture, included a panel discussion on safe water and safe food and was followed by a technical session during which 13 research papers on various topics on sustainable water resources management were presented.

For more information, please contact: Prof. M.I.M.Mowjood ( or Dr N.D.K.Dayawansa (