GoBlue4SG in Commemoration of World Water Day this March



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PUB’s annual community movement is returning this March to celebrate Singapore World Water Day!

World Water Day is held annually on 22 Mar, a day designated by the United Nations to highlight the importance of water. In Singapore, PUB celebrates World Water Day by rallying the community to show their appreciation for water and to support the water cause through various ground-up activities.


Source: National Parks

1. Project Blue Wave by PAssion WaVe

Venue: PAssion WaVe – Bedok Reservoir, Jurong Lake Gardens & Marina Bay
Date: 3 – 31 Mar 2021
Time: -
Fee: -

In support of Singapore World Water Day, residents can do their part to take ownership of the waterways and the environment through Project Blue WaVe’s “Kayak ‘N’ Klean” – an initiative by PAssion WaVe. In March, the PAssion WaVe outlets at Bedok Reservoir, Jurong Lake Gardens and Marina Bay are dedicating every Wednesday to anyone who wants to take ownership of our waterways by cleaning up the reservoirs and lakes, while paddling with their families and friends. Through the activity, they can learn the importance of having clean water and be able to appreciate this precious resource. Prior booking is required.

2. ‘Day as a Droplet’ Gallery Hunt by Science Centre Singapore


Source: Science Centre Singapore

Venue: Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081
Date: 12 – 21 Mar 2021
Time: 10 am – 1 pm | 2 pm – 5 pm 
Fee: $8 (General admission applies)

Science Centre Singapore is organising a ‘Day as a Droplet’ gallery hunt whereby participants will transform into a water droplet by donning a water droplet hat and shift through the different states of water as they journey through the water cycle. Along the journey, participants will get to take part in fun activities and explore the galleries to learn more about the importance of water. Once they are done, they can take home a virtual 'I am a Young Water Ambassador' card to continue learning about water scarcity and conservation.

3. Water Skiing Demonstration by the Singapore Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (SWWF)

Venue: Bedok Reservoir
Date: 19 Mar 2021
Time: TBU
Fee: - 

SWWF celebrates Singapore World Water Day by having their athletes #GoBlue4SG while water skiing and performing stunts at Bedok Reservoir. Look out for a special appearance by PUB’s very own mascot Water Wally on the boat, with his sister Water Sally cheering them onshore. 

National athletes putting on a show include waterskier Mark Leong (2-time SEA Games Gold Medalist and Asian Champion) and wakeboarder Sasha Christian (5-time SEA Games Gold Medalist and Asian Beach Games Champion), who will also be sharing their personal thoughts on climate change and what water means to them.

4. City Turns Blue

Venue: Around Singapore
Date: 22 Mar 2021
Time: - 
Fee: - 

The #GoBlue4SG movement will culminate with the signature “City Turns Blue” event on 22 March, to commemorate World Water Day, where iconic buildings and landmarks around Singapore light up in blue to symbolise their commitment towards water sustainability.

To allow more people to witness and capture shots of the various light-ups, the event will commence earlier during the weekend (20 to 21 March) leading up to World Water Day. The community is encouraged to share their photos online with the hashtags - #GoBlue4SG and #MakeEveryDropCount.

This year, there is a total of 43 buildings/landmarks supporting this initiative, including Mount Faber, Read Bridge (Clarke Quay), Science Centre Singapore (Twin Tower), Singapore Sports Hub, Wisma Atria, Helix Bridge, Marina Bay Sands, Our Tampines Hub, Sentosa (Tower Bridge), and Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall.

GoBlue4SG Deals and Promotions

PUB has also partnered with retailers to offer “blue” deals and promotions during March. Shopping malls like Jurong Point, Compass One and Orchard Gateway are also offering discounts on selected blue products or to customers dressed in blue. Here are some of the #GoBlue4SG deals and promotions that you can enjoy. 

1. GrabMart - $6 Off

Venue: - 
Date: 1 Feb – 31 Mar 2021

Key in the promotional code [GMARTPUB] and enjoy $6 off your very first order from GrabMart!

2. Camelot – Free Toiletry Set

Venue: - 
Date: 1 – 31 Mar 2021

Turn up in blue for your kayaking experience and receive a free toiletry set. Participants can also take this chance to learn about the flora and fauna at Lower Seletar and appreciate our clean waterways!


Source: mc.2

3. mc.2 – Receive Cash Voucher

Venue: 33 Ubi Ave 3, #01-28/29, Singapore 408620
Date: 1 Mar – 30 Jun 2021

Don on your best blue attire when you head out to shop at the mc.2 showroom and receive a $100 cash voucher when you spend a minimum of $1,000. Brands mc.2 carries include Agena, Hunter Douglas, igloohome, Ohmm Furniture, Renson, Samsung, Sonos and more. 

4. Aqua Fitness – Up to 30% Off

Venue: - 
Date: 5 – 31 Mar 2021

From 5 to 15 March, enjoy a 30% storewide discount and from 16 to 31 March, you can enjoy a 35% discount on blue items and a free gift with purchase. 


Source: Swissotel Merchant Court

5. Swissôtel Merchant Court – Aquamarine Platter

Venue: Ellenborough Market Café, 20 Merchant Road, Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore 058281
Date: 20 – 22 Mar 2021

A unique dish heavily influenced by fresh and organic ingredients, the Aquamarine Platter (featuring burnt salmon blue pea sushi, grilled harissa chicken in blue crepe, chinchalok prawns on blue potato chip, duck Parmentier with blue potato, and blue pea ginseng honey shooter) is available to dine-in guests who are dressed in blue, during lunch and dinner at Ellenborough Market Café.

6. Bread & Butterfly - $1 Off

Venue: Bread & Butterfly, 435 Orchard Rd, #B1-46, Wisma Atria, Singapore 238877
Date: 22 Mar 2021

Enjoy $1 off Blue Vanilla with Black Sea Salt ice-cream at Bread & Butterfly. Not valid in conjunction with other discounts, offers or vouchers.

7. LiHO – Li-Blue Drink

Venue: LiHO
Date: 22 Mar – 22 Apr 2021

Specially created for #GoBlue4SG, LiHO’s Li-Blue drink is a refreshing concoction of tropical credentials with green lemon and a light milky yoghurt flavour, paired with Unicorn Pearls that symbolizes the nation coming together in support of #GoBlue4SG.

If you’re wearing blue or are adorning blue accessories (e.g. blue phone, blue spectacles or even blue nails, etc), you can enjoy $1 off LiHO’s Li Blue Drink.

8. Jurong Point – Special Blue Deals

Venue: Jurong Point, 1 Jurong West Central 2, Singapore 648886
Date: 1 – 31 Mar 2021

In support of Singapore World Water Day, Jurong Point has gathered its retail outlets to #GoBlue4SG by offering special blue deals to raise awareness of the water sustainability cause. Participating tenants include Laneige, Pur Pur, Sketchers, Welcia-BHG and others. Also, the shopping mall is joining the City Turn Blue event by lighting up its facade in blue from 20 to 22 Mar to signify its commitment to the water cause. 


Source: PUB

PUB is also debuting a “blue” heat map to show the groundswell of community effort in promoting water conservation. The public can view the heat map and find out more information about the various “blue deals” and initiatives on the Make Every Drop Count campaign website and watch it gradually turn blue through the month of March.

 


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This article is prepared by

Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day

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