Topic: Water Education

Keyword: Mohave County


Museum Water Exhibit Gets A Makeover

Excerpt: The museum gathered pertinent water conservation, usage, history, etc., information including art, graphics and more to provide for panels to be created and installed in the exhibit.

Excerpt: This grant makes it possible to educate and encourage water conservation and promote a better understanding of the delicate ecosystem that is an integral part of the recreational value of Lake Havasu and the Colorado River.

Water Fest wets appetite for learning

Excerpt: More than 450 students were wowed by hands-on experiments that provided an interactive and fun exploration into groundwater systems, watersheds, water conservation and technology, and the water cycle.

Excerpt: "Being out here and having somebody other than your teacher sharing information and knowledge is an entire different learning experience,” Justice said. “Getting to be out in the Lake Havasu watershed is a pretty cool thing for them.”

Excerpt: “It’s about the experience to be able to do hands on activities, things that we can’t do in the classroom,” Sepulveda said. “We can show them models or read a book, but at the festival they are getting much more of an enriched experience.”

Lake Havasu 4th Graders Learn Importance of Water Conservation

Excerpt: Northern Arizona University teamed up with Lake Havasu City employees to give the students hands-on learning through the use of water conservation projects. One of the projects included how far water travels through sand and dirt.

Water Conservation Message To Fourth-Graders

Excerpt: Fourth-grade Lake Havasu City students were treated to a conservation-focused fun and educational event at Rotary Community Park Wednesday.

Excerpt: “The goal today is to teach fourth-grade students about the natural earth science aspects of water as well as the human components to give them the building block to be good water stewards,” Sederstrom said.

Supervisors to revisit reclaimed-water rules

Excerpt: The county supervisors on Monday will again discuss a proposed county ordinance dealing with reclaimed water.

Excerpt: District 5 Sup. Steve Moss of Fort Mohave said at a previous meeting that unless the Southwest sees significant precipitation to relieve the decades-old drought, the Phoenix and Southern California urban areas will see water shortages by 2017 with Mohave County impacted by shortages the following year.

Excerpt: The proposed ordinance would not affect residential homes but would deal with reclaimed water for agricultural, irrigation, manufacturing or landscaping uses.

Drying up

Excerpt: Water is expensive and is becoming increasingly scarce.

And as growing communities put more stress on the water resources of the American Southwest, costs here are only going up.

Excerpt: Geologist and Water Resources Coordinator Doyle Wilson has a goal to make Lake Havasu City as self-sufficient as possible, and two grant applications have been submitted that could bring the city money to take a meaningful step in that direction.

“We need to lay a good foundation to delay negative impacts to the citizenry,” Wilson said. “We need to avoid high-priced water.”

Excerpt: “It’s not a system that will hold the water forever,” Wilson said. “The idea behind the whole thing is to inject during the winter time and pull it back out during the summer. We won’t lose as much water if we pull it out seasonally.”