Saturday, 4 September 2021
Sunday, 29 August 2021
Monday, 23 August 2021
CHANGE OF WATER CONSUMPTION HABITS IN KROKIALAUKIS COMMUNITY
Participants of the Erasmus + project “Drop of water – reflection of cultures” analysed reasons and consequences of climate change, indirect use of terrestrial water, discussed why groundwater does not fill wells, why lakes and rivers have depleted, and looked for ways to save water at home, also prepared water saving and responsible use of water recommendations and introduced them to the inhabitants of Krokialaukis village. They distributed leaflets to the population of the village, also sticked posters in public places, shops, gymnasium.
The survey showed that data provided by participants and recommendations have done impact on the inhabitants of the village. Residents claim that they have become more responsible with water and started to save it. They do not need to limit their basic needs, but they have learned to make small changes in behavior to achieve a big reduction in water consumption : allow water from the tap with lower current,turn off the tap while brushing teeth or soaping hands, after washing fruit and vegetables use the water for watering flowers, etc.
FINAL EVENT OF THE ERASMUS+ PROJECT “DROP OF WATER – REFLECTION OF CULTURES”
On the 18th of June the participants of the Erasmus+ project “Drop of water – reflection of cultures” had their final event in Curonian Spit National Park that was called Water, Environment and Future.
The participants introduced experience gained in project activities, described the results of the project, with a specialist of Curonian Spit National Park discussed the impact of the project (changes in behavior in everyday habits, which contribute to water saving and reduction of climate change), they spoke about scientific achievements in these fields and future prospects.
While travelling through Curonian Spit National Park the group got acquainted with objects created by nature and man, analysed the consequences of climate change, became aware of the impact of climate change on national park plants and animals.
The experience gained in the project changed daily habits. A sustainable lifestyle helps oneself, others, the planet.