Aquapath

The project developed an awareness raising campaign and training modules about water scarcity, water sustainability, production models, sustainable lifestyles, household’s consumption, water in the public sector and the concept of individual Water Footprint, a module for children with games, quizzes and child-friendly materials, a water footprint calculator, which allows any citizens to calculate its own individual water footprint, an educational video and games for adults and children.

The project developed an awareness raising campaign, aimed to start a capacity building action to make citizens responsible consumers, as they can affect the water consumption.

The project also developed:

  • Six training modules available for online reading and download/print. The contents include: water scarcity, water sustainability, production models, sustainable lifestyles, household’s consumption, water in the public sector and of course the concept of individual Water Footprint. Each module is equipped with further reading, links and a quiz to self-assess the knowledge acquired;
  • One module for children (considered as a medium to reach and inform adults) which summarizes the contents developed for adults in an educational booklet enriched with games, quizzes and child-friendly materials. The booklet, called Aquapass, has been released together with a handbook for teachers/educators, guidelines to train children using the Aquapass;
  • One water footprint calculator, which allows any citizens to calculate its own individual water footprint and provides a feedback on how to decrease it with a link to relevant training contents.
  • One tool for water issues online reporting, which consists in a widget embedded in the platform allowing citizens to report any problem related to water consumption, leakage, pollution, ect.

Besides training contents and tools, the consortium also developed a series of communication materials, an educational video and games for adults and children.