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West Basin Announces Water Education Series
West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) has announced their a summer lineup of virtual education classes and other family-friendly resources. The District’s “Summer Splash” series offers free interactive learning opportunities for adults and students covering important topics such as water conservation, recycled water, and drought tolerant landscaping.
On June 5, West Basin will kick off its Summer Splash series with a Lunch & Learn live webinar, where attendees will hear about water supply reliability and other local and regional water issues.
West Basin Summer Splash 2020 Class Offerings:
• June 5 – Lunch & Learn Water Supply Reliability Webinar
• June 9 – California Friendly and Native Plant Landscaping Webinar
• June 11 – Grass Removal and Garden Transformation Workshop
• June 18 – Recycled Water Facility Virtual Tour #1
• June 23 – Topanga/Malibu Firescaping Webinar
• July 10 – Lunch & Learn Water Use Efficiency Webinar
• July 23 – Recycled Water Facility Virtual Tour #2
Residents who attend both a webinar and a virtual tour in either June or July will receive Water Warrior certificates and be entered into a drawing for the chance to win prizes.
“We look forward to sharing these wonderful online opportunities with the residents in our communities,” said Gloria D. Gray, President of the West Basin Board of Directors. “These programs allow us to continue offering high quality water education and outreach programs during the summer when large in-person gatherings are still an uncertainty due to COVID-19 health regulations.”
West Basin is also offering virtual field trips of its Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility to local schools and other youth organizations. The field trips are live webinars hosted by West Basin staff and are aimed at teaching youth about the process of producing recycled water. Additional school resources can be found on the West Basin website, and include water recycling lesson plans, home water education toolkits, games, and other class activities.
For more information or to register, visit www.westbasin.org/summer-splash-2020.