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Cleanup / Trash Count April 22nd

Posted on: April 28th, 2017 by Allister Brizan No Comments

On Saturday April 22nd, members of the Adopt A River Implementation Unit joined the Caura Eco Protectors in an exercise to cleanup, bag and count bottles and tins in the Caura area. This was all part of a recycling exercise aimed at removing these items from the watershed and re-introduce them in another form. The collection and documentation of these items provide vital data, which will inform any Integrated Water Resource Management policy.

EMA’s Recycling Exhibition

Posted on: April 28th, 2017 by Allister Brizan No Comments

Our Outreach Team, marshalled by Project officer Dr. Sharda Mahabir, joined the EMA’s Recycling Exhibition at the UTT O’Meara Campus on Wednesday April 26th.  Visitors to the Adopt A River booth had the opportunity to engage our team members in some Water Quality Testing exercises as well as gain an appreciation of the work done by the Implementation Unit. Keep visiting our page for information on upcoming outreach exercises. The event hosted by ICare TT, was a useful platform to showcase various opportunities which can emerge from the recycling process.

Adopt A River partners with The Scout Association of Trinidad & Tobago

Posted on: March 10th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

Adopt A River has recently partnered with The Scout Association of Trinidad & Tobago to raise awareness about watershed protection and the need for all citizens to participate in activities that will positively our water quality. (more…)

Adopt A River meets with the Lopinot Community Council

Posted on: March 9th, 2017 by admin

On March 2nd 2017 members of the Adopt A River Implementation Unit visited the beautiful village of Lopinot. (more…)

Adopt A River Implementation Unit at the Jean Baptiste St. Augustine Preschool

Posted on: March 6th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

On Friday 03rd March, 2017, the Outreach Officers and Assistants of the Adopt A River Implementation Unit engaged the year two children of the Jean Baptiste St. Augustine Preschool and Activity Centre. (more…)

Adopt A River and CYEN visit Arima Girls RC and Arima Boys RC

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

Adopt A River and CYEN visit Arima Girls RC and Arima Boys RC schools.

The Caribbean Youth Environmental Network (CYEN) has embarked on a series of school tours in a project called the “Water Warriors School Caravan” and Adopt A River was there to lend our support.

Our first Water Warriors’ Training Programme

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

Check out pics from one of our first Water Warriors’s Training Programme. This programme was held in Guanapo where we trained 25 community members in testing water using a basic water quality testing kit. They were also taught in first aid in order to ensure their safety in the field.

The CYEN TT team goes out into Arima on day one of the Learn and Flow Surveys

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan


The member of the Caribbean Youth Environment Network T&T Chapter started work on their community survey on Saturday towards their AAR project “Learn and Flow: The Arima and Courland Water Story”.

G-CEDO first water quality testing in the Guanapo River

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

The Guanapo Community & Environmental Development Organisation (G-CEDO) first water quality testing in the Guanapo River.
On October 20th 2012 G-CEDO members visited 4 sites along the Guanapo River to collect water samples and perform field tests for 7 parameters

Social Justice Foundation/Good Media Eco Youths Network

Posted on: February 13th, 2017 by Allister Brizan

Another very active organisation registered with the Adopt A River Programme is the Social Justice Foundation/Good Media Eco Youths Network.
Check out our field trips, Water Warriors Training Programme and water quality testing exercises with this group!