GES Team Visit to Sungai Papan, Kota Tinggi
"On October 16 (Friday), 2020 GES held Mudballs throwing activity. Around 2000 mudballs were thrown into the river Sungai Melayu, Johor. GES members with Marlborough college lecturers and students involved in the activity. This activity started at 2 pm and ended at 4 pm. After throwing the mudball into the river, Mdm. Elisha briefed the students how the mudballs can transform the river from polluted water into a lively river.
This activity also benefits the fishermen by increasing the fishermen gain. Sg. Melayu residents thanked GES for the on going effort being made to clean the river."
Mudball throwing activity by Marlborough College students at river Sungai Melayu, Johor.
GES team visited Sungai Papan in Kota Tinggi, Johor on 13th January 2018. A river that meets Sungai Lebam. GES has taken water samples to test the quality of the river water. 2000 mudballs were thrown into the river. Sungai Papan is a famous fishing destination in Johor. It is located in the Johor River area in the suburb of Kota Tinggi, Johor. Since recenty, catches of fish products have started to decline due to river pollution. As a result, GES took the initiative to assist the villagers in their efforts to restore river water quality by the mudball method.