Water Education

Water Education Programs

We offer programs focused on water education throughout the school year. All programs are free of charge for to schools in our service area.

Programs feature grade-level appropriate material delivered through highly-trained and enthusiastic educators who blend education and entertaining activities. For those of you who are new to our programs, please check out our Water Education brochure (PDF) for more information on the services we provide in a typical school year when virtual programs are not required. See current programs offered below.

2021/2022 School Year Program Update
The CCWD Water Education Program is going virtual for the 2021/2022 school year. We will revisit the possibility of in-person programs when County Health Orders indicate it is safe to do so. Sign ups for virtual programs are now available!

Questions? Send us an email at WaterEducation@ccwater.com.

Classroom Programs

Discover basic water concepts. All classes cover grade appropriate and NGSS-compliant information on water sources, treating water for health and safety, and source protection and conservation. In addition, individual grade levels address:

  • 3rd Grade: Properties of water
  • 4th Grade: California water history
  • 5th Grade: Water cycle and drinking water treatment

Field Trips

Los Vaqueros Watershed Field Trip

Visit Los Vaqueros Watershed for a day of exploration. Learn about water source geography, the community’s water supply, watershed protection, habitats, biodiversity, local history and Native American culture. Includes encounters with local animal species and hands-on activities. Grades 3 – 4.

Water Treatment Plant Tour

Tour our water treatment plant in Concord. Learn about the different materials and organisms that occur in untreated water and how water is treated to become fit to drink. Follow the steps through the treatment plant and learn about the pipeline system that delivers water throughout the community. Recommended in conjunction with the classroom presentation. Grade 5.

Assemblies

Water Theater

Exciting, interactive theater program that delivers important messages from exploring the local water system, to conservation and sustainability, to environmental connectivity. Students and teachers interact with the performers as music, singing, storytelling and comedy bring the message to life. Great for elementary and middle schools. 45 minutes.

This school assembly program is presented by Rock Steady Juggling

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ADDITIONAL WATER EDUCATION PROGRAMS 

Learn more about the following programs: