Become a scientist and discover how bugs are used to clean dirty water at ALCOSAN.
Follow Frankie the Fish and Cathy the Catfish to find out what happens to the dirty water that goes down the drain at your house.
The Nutty Science Professor entertains you with exciting science experiments! DO NOT try these at home!
A presentation of reptiles, amphibians, and other awesome creatures that live in our watershed, and their ecological importance.
How source control projects are reducing overflows.
Updates and opportunities in our regionalization process.
Expanding treatment processes for wet weather flows.
Plans for conveying wet weather flows to ALCOSAN.
Explore liquid density for a colorful display.
An art activity inspired by items found in nature.
Gray water versus black water: can dirty water be recycled?
Create an eruptive reaction using household items.
Students: when you complete your experiments and activities,
click the link below to fill out and print a certificate that you can submit to your teacher.
Flow through the liquid treatment process at ALCOSAN’s 59-acre wastewater facility.
Join Frankie to see how dirty water is cleaned and clean water is green.
Step inside ALCOSAN’s accredited lab to see how samples are tested for pollutants, bacteria and metals.
Learn about the complex underground regional collection pipe systems.
Please click each partner’s logo below to learn more.
Stop in for an activity and story! Learn how pollution impacts our rivers. Explore how you feel about clean and polluted water. Discover ways to help keep our waters clean.
Discover the hard work being done to combat litter and illegal dumping, including information on how everyday items like motor oil, fertilizer and litter can impact our watershed.
Explore how ACCD conserves, promotes and improves water resources by planting riparian buffers. Find out how you can help in community projects.
What is a fatberg? What causes them? Are you contributing to a potential fatberg in your community?
Something to WATCH! Get ready for a fun science video as we stop by the H20h! exhibit. Join a resident salamander ambassador expert to get a behind-the-scenes visit of their aquatic species collection.
Hear about simple actions you can take to cut carbon emissions in this music video from Communitopia's Don't Just Sit There, Do Something series.
Turn local waterways into outdoor environmental laboratories with hands-on, in-creek investigations, educational activities, and virtual programs for teachers and students.
Discover the Three Rivers Heritage Trail and Water Trail, plans for expansion and how you can be a riverfront steward. Try a hands-on activity that demonstrates why healthy riverfronts are so important.
What makes a fish a fish? Examine features of fish, such as types of fins and how fish use them.
A guide to finding and identifying organisms that live in streams near you, and observing behaviors or structures that help these organisms survive.
Do you care deeply about the environment? Want to learn, educate and inspire others about watershed issues, and assist with hands-on research and stewardship projects? Then this program might be for you!
Learn about geocaching, how to locate caches using your mobile device, and the seven principles of “leave no trace.”