Education

Rockwood Water values the importance of water education and offers a number of resources for teachers and students on topics such as water quality, water conservation and the water cycle. For more information on any of the programs and resources listed below or to submit a special request, please call the District office at 503-665-4179 or email education@rwpud.org.

Water Education Sites

Visit these educational sites for more information on water-related topics and resources.

Regional Water Providers Consortium – A great website to help everyone, especially kids, learn about how their water works. Just click on Kid’s Corner to dive right in and check out the interactive map, cool sound effects, quizzes and other fun activities available to download and complete. What are you waiting for? Get ready, get set, get wet!

Down the Drain – By collecting data on water usage from people around the world you will be able to see how your water use compares to others and determine what you might do to use less water.

Educating Young People About Water – Materials available for developing a community-based, youth water education program that targets youth and links key community members in partnerships–all working toward common water education goals.

U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) Water Science for Schools – Information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.

Water Conservation in the Garden Responsible gardeners study the needs of their plants and water accordingly to keep their plants growing strong and healthy and to conserve one of the most valuable resources on the planet.

Save Water When Traveling Many people are conscious of the ways in which they use water at home, but what about when they travel?