HSBC Award

Aquifer Recharge at Maria Regina Regina College SS Mosta

submitted by Maria Regina College Secondary School Mosta : Hayley Cilia, Ilona Sciberras, Jessica Schembri, Kelly Vella, Nicole Fenech, Samira Axiak  for Age Group: 11-14
dissemination(s): school-media, website
filed under Video Clips
awarded: Best Entry, HSBC Award

Water scarcity has always been an issue in the Maltese Islands. With the help of funds from the HSBC Catch the Drop Campaign and the expertise of Engineer Marco Cremona, the EkoSkola committee at Maria Regina College Secondary School Mosta decided to invest in a GEO-INF Infiltration project. Its purpose is to collect rainwater from the school roof where it is channeled through a drainpipe and into a tank. From the tank the water is filtered and passes through a borehole to replenish the water table.



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