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)