MicrobEco promoted the WWD2018 by organizing a conference for Schools – showing the results of one year work done during the awareness campaign “Bevi Meno Plastica” (Drink less plastic)
Students of the primary school “Sante Giuffrida” in Catania illustrated the laboratory of “membrane filtration” for the microbiological analysis of drinking water. They explained about the filtration system and pathogens bacteria (Escherichia coli, as an example) that should be absent in the water.
Students of the secondary school C.B. Cavour presented the results of the questionnaire about bottled drinking water consumption. Finally the all learned about the importance of water and its sanification and the science behind it. They also transfer their new acquired knowledge about water and sanification to their family and public opinion.