|Programs and Services|
South Fork Water Board has a number of presentations, resources, and tools available to help our community learn more about water conservation. School programs include Assembly Programs, Classroom Activities and Presentations, Videos, and Other Resources and Financial Assistance. There are also a number of presentations available to community groups as well as conservation kits that are free on request.
Resources for Teachers To Teach about WATER
Water Cycle Play
The Incredible Journey
From the Source to the Tap
A Drop in the Bucket
Raven returns the WATER
The Rainstick, A Fable
So You Want to beA Salmon?
The Tapwater Tour
Taste-imony to Tap Water
The Long Haul
Water Hog Haven
* New - Water: A First look
Water the Lost Treasure
Science Court Water Cycle
Down the Drain
The Hydrologic Cycle: Water in Motion
What do you know about H2O?
Professor Water and the Amazing Water Cycle
* New - Geography Basics: Climate, Water, and Living Patterns
* New – Source of Life: Water in our Environment
The Oregon Story: Water
Living on a Drop…a global view of water
* New - Water to the Last Drop
In addition to the resources listed below South Fork also has an extensive water curriculum library that is available to teachers.
Water Treatment Plant Tours
Water Audit Kits
Dripial Pursuit and Puddle Pictures
Grades: K – 6th
The Wonders of Water - Board Game
Science Seekers – Safe Water CD- Rom
Science Court – Water Cycle CD-Rom
Aqua Venture CD-Rom
South Fork Water Board has a number of presentations, resources, and tools available to help our community learn more about water conservation.
South Fork Water Board has a number of free water source and conservation presentations and talks available to local groups and associations.Presentations vary from 10 – 15 minutes talks to hour-long workshops depending on the needs of group.Below is a list of presentations that are available:
From the Faucet to the Tap: Where does our water come from when we turn on the tap? How does the water get to your house?How do we keep it safe to drink?Why is conservation important?Learn more about the water you drink.
Saving Water Make Cents: With the abundance of rainfall we get in the Pacific Northwest it is sometimes difficult to understand why we need to conserve water.This presentation will explain why conservation is important and what you can do to save water both indoors and outdoors.Learn how you can cut your water use – and your water bill.
Learning How to Find and Fix Leaks: This hands-on presentation will show you how you can use your water meter to check for leaks and how easy it is to repair leaky faucets and leaky toilets.Those little leaks can really add up.
Water Wise Landscaping Slide Show: During the summer months we use a lot of water outdoors.Water-wise landscaping uses simple, common sense gardening practices that can help you create a beautiful yard while using less water.This slide show covers the seven basic steps of water wise landscaping so that you can achieve a water efficient landscape.
Developing a Water Wise Lawn Slide Show: Nearly 30% of the water used in a single-family residence is used in the summer to water lawns.This slide show will explain how a properly installed and maintained lawn can be kept green and healthy with the appropriate amount of resources – fertilizer, water, and your time.
Cadillac Desert: This four part PBS video series provides insight into the history of the politics of water.Each video is about one hour long and can been seen individually or as part of the series.The first three videos are based on Marc Reisner’s book Cadillac Desert , and examine how water created the modern American West.The fourth video is based on the book Last Oasis by Sandra Postel and looks at water demands and the need for water conservation.
Water Treatment Plant Tour: Come see how South Fork Water Board takes water from the Clackamas River and treats it so it is ready for you to use at your tap.
Indoor Water Conservation Kit Includes:
Outdoor Water Conservation Kit Includes: