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Water Festival 2011

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The Water Festival is an innovative, hands-on three-day water education festival.  The festival’s goal is to provide a fun education opportunity for 5th grade students to learn, appreciate and explore the many uses of water.


Approximately, one thousands (1,000) students from Dougherty, Terrell, Webster, and Randolph Counties will participate in the interactive water activities.


Presentation topics include:

  • What Is Up With Water
  • Non-Point Source Pollution
  • Mosquito Control
  • Handwashing Saves Lives
  • Agricultural Water Use
  • Weather and You
  • Protecting Water Quality In Our Forests
  • Water and Wildlife
  • Water and Soil Erosion
  • Running Water


What:     Eight Annual Regional Water Festival

When:     September 28-29-30

Time:      9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where:    The Flint RiverQuarium

101 Pine Avenue

Albany, GA


The festival is sponsored by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission, Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful, Georgia Water Planning and Policy Center and The Flint RiverQuarium.

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