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BRIGHTWATER WASTEWATER ENGINEERING CHALLENGE

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free
Students work together during a relay activity modeling stormwater levels during a Brightwater Treatment Center day program.

How do the day-to-day choices we make impact the water in our communities? Join IslandWood and King County to explore our local water systems! 

 

Working together as a family, you will use the engineering design process to explore the impacts that humans have on our wastewater system and design your own solution for cleaning water. Learn more about how you interact with the water cycle, how Brightwater cleans the dirty water we produce, and how we can create positive change for our local water supply. 

 

Things to know:

  • This event does NOT include a treatment plant tour. 
  • Space is limited. Please pre-register to reserve your spot to this free event. 
  • Adult participation is expected – we want families to learn and  together!
  • Although this event is recommended for  families with youth ages 6-12, we are open to all ages! Please make a decision about your child’s ability to participate, knowing that this event involves taking measurements, making observations, following an investigation procedure, and using tools.

 

COVID-19 note: As of June 21, we are still required by King County (the owner of the site) to have participants wear masks while participating in this event. We will be outdoors for the entirety of the event but all participants ages 5 and up will be required to wear a mask. Adults will be asked to complete an attestation form related to COVID symptoms and exposure before participation. You can read more about IslandWood’s COVID protocols here.

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Brightwater Center 22505 State Route 9 Woodinville, WA 98072

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