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Water Festival

Each year the Water Conservation Program hosts a day-long water festival for grade school children. Our theme in 2014 was, Water in the Desert: Sustaining Life. This year's event featured informative exhibits and hands-on activities about hydrology, cultural uses of water, local geography, and environmental impacts.

About 1,500 third and fourth graders from 12 schools came to the festival. Eager learners were greeted with a welcome packet that included a Water Festival Passport. The kids filled out the passports as they visited a variety of presentations at booths staffed by local organizations and agencies. Every booth provided fun, hands-on activities about different aspects of water resources. The kids had a blast while learning about water and the environment.

Take a few moments to look at photographs of the festival below and visit the Video Clips page for a short video highlighting the 2014 festival.

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For more information about education resources for kids, visit the Educational Resources for Kids section on the Resources page.