One way to create “new” water supplies is to make wise use of it and stretch the existing supply.
With that in mind and with a drought almost certainly imminent before fall, the cities of Vacaville, Fairﬁeld, Suisun City, Vallejo, Benicia and the Fairﬁeld-Suisun Sewer District and Solano Irrigation District have devised an education plan that includes providing money for the School Water Education Program, or SWEP.
It provides K-12 teachers and their classrooms with an interactive live-lesson about local water resources, said Marianne Butler, environmental education director for the Solano Resource Conservation District in Dixon.
In a press release, she said the lesson is “custom-tailored to the needs of each classroom, and include fun visuals, engaging educators and lively pacing to pull students into the science of our county’s water systems.”
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