Action Item 2.1.4.1: Water education

Provide broad-based education on how our water systems work; where our water resources are located, and how water flows through withdrawal, use, and disposal of wastewater; and promote sustainable use by residents and businesses.1
  • 1. Groups that have been doing this for some time include Acton Citizens for Environmental Safety (ACES), The Discovery Museums, and the Stream Teams.
Priority: 
2nd Highest
Timing: 
Ongoing (existing actions or efforts to be continued and expanded)
Influence?: 
Yes
Ripe?: 
Yes
Primary Inventory Element: 
Sustainability
Other Inventory Elements: 
Natural Resources
Facilities
Lead Owner: 
Acton Water District<i> </i>
Other Owners: 
Citizens and citizen groups
School Committees
Water Resources Advisory Committee

Comments

From ACES: Note that the Discovery Museums water education program was initiated by a grant initiated by ACES. Also, ACES has been a presence at Octoberfests, PIP STEM events, Earth Days, and other public gatherings. Please add ACES as Other Owner.