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'For the Love of Water' project continues tonight

'For the Love of Water,' a project designed to celebrate the beauty, preciousness, and importance of water, continues tonight.

'For the Love of Water' both celebrates the River Mahon and explores the impact that climate change and other factors are having on its biodiversity.

Events are being held from 7 tonight until 5pm on Saturday the 20th.

The first event was The Beat of the River with John Barron in Rainbow Hall, Kilmacthomas. This will be happening again tonight.

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It is an hour-long drumming workshop where you will be invited to play and explore percussion and rhythms.

Events will be taking place every weekend for the next twoweeks. A full programme can be found here.

About the group

The project is being run by ACT Waterford, a project designed to encourage action on climate change. It is a collaboration between the South East Technological University and Waterford City and County Council.

The group has been exploring local rivers and other water systems such as estuaries, lakes, bogs, and salt marshes.

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They believe river restoration is often overlooked as a solution to climate change but say that it can contribute to biodiversity.

To read more about ACT Waterford and its projects, see the website.

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