Partnerships for Youth Education

Working with the next generation of water consumers

Partnerships are being created with local educators to help introduce supplemental materials related to the County’s groundwater challenges into existing K-12 curriculum. The supplemental materials will feature components of regional subsurface geology and impacts of consumptive water use, in addition to including take-home conservation strategies.

Hands-on, experiential learning exercises are also being developed in collaboration with other community partners.

Groundwater PSAs by Area Students

During the 2022-2023 school year, industrious fifth-grade students from Allendale Oakwood Intermediate School got to try their hand at outreach by creating short groundwater public service announcement videos. Below are just a small sample of the fantastic work done by these students: