Additional Educational Resources

Become a Better Environmental Citizen

In addition to the information provided by MSD, there are a variety of free resources available for educating children and adults about the importance of careful wastewater and stormwater management. Explore the options below for ideas on how you can help your children, classroom, scout troop, service club, or church group learn how to better care for our local waterways.

The Water Cycle for Schools

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have teamed up to create a water-cycle diagram for schools. Download a USGS printable poster of the water cycle or use the interactive diagram to show your students where water goes and what it does at each step.

USGS Water Science School

Information on many aspects of water, including pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where students can give opinions and test their water knowledge. (Courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey)

FOG Curriculum Tips

Fats, oil and grease (FOG) can cause serious damage if not disposed of correctly. Using the prepared curriculum tips, you can teach your students about proper FOG disposal methods. (Courtesy of Sacramento Area Sewer District)

Water Quality Standards Academy

Classroom-based and online courses (Courtesy of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)