Casablanca City promotes a green awareness drive for the environment and the ocean
During the celebration of the World Environment and Ocean Days, Lydec presented a new awareness-raising campaign for its associates and other entities. The commemoration of the World Environment Day and World Ocean Day kicked off on 5 and 8 June respectively. On June 5, two distinct celebrations but will inevitably come across in the framework of the efforts mobilized for the preservation of the planet. The central theme was “Connecting People to Nature” and “Our Oceans, Our Future,” which was preferred by the UN to carry forward the essence of the events as global awareness-raising platforms.
The delegated manager or agency for water and electricity distribution and liquid sanitation for the city of Casablanca (Lydec) has opened two fronts on this occasion, in line with its commitments to sustainable development. The city of Casablanca Morocco, as Morocco’s business capital, is the proper venue for the said environmental awareness prog rams. Being the most populated and business oriented region of Morocco, Casablanca will be able to contribute to realizing the main objectives of the initiatives presented by Lydec. According to the director of communication of Lydec, the implementation of the program will give support to their purpose to bring awareness and organize their stakeholders around two major environmental issues. The first concern involves the preservation of the environment and green spaces, and then the protection of the coastline, the ocean, and its surrounding areas.
In this manner, they are making a real contribution to the sustainable development of Greater Casablanca.
As for the program dedicated to individuals, it is presented in the form of competitions intended to promote eco-responsible behavior and actions. The game entitled “Bayti Bay’ati” is expected to bring together selected 20 families living in Greater Casablanca through a call for participation. At the same time, an awareness-raising device will be deployed in Lydec agencies through posters and the publication of copies of the two magazines, one of which will focus on daily environmental movements. In this regard, Lydec indicates that a first impression of “World Environment Day” will highlight the temporary seat of urban agriculture recently created on the site of the Mediation of the sewage treatment plant of Médiouna. The plot covers an area of 1,600 square meters. The area has an eco-friendly capability of recycling the water and use the purified water for irrigation, thus allowing the valorization of the environment and the reduction of the cost in the water resource. The said area is open to all the partners of the delegates such as the schoolchildren, students, residents, associations, farmers, elected officials who are for the protection of the environment. It is also worth mentioning that the Lydec Foundation will organize visits to this trial site for the benefit of a hundred staff and their families, as well as to the “Eaucean” gallery built within the pretreatment station Of Sidi Bernoussi. Lydec Foundation has partnered with the Life and Earth Science Teachers’ Association and the Research-Action Association for Sustainable Development to set up the said assessment.