|A representative from the Dry Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant speaks to students at Waterific.
is a daylong educational program for Northern Kentucky sixth graders held at SD1’s Public Service Park. The event provides a valuable service to the community, reaching up to 300 students annually and heightening their awareness of the current environmental issues we face in our nation and our local community.
During the Waterific
event, local organizations present 20-minute lessons involving water and the local environment. By taking part in these interactive sessions, students discover the many ways in which water impacts our lives, as well as how our lives impact waterways.
began in the spring of 2000 as a celebration of Earth Day and has grown into an annual event hosted by SD1.
Fourteen partnering organizations and about 250 students from four local schools participated in the 2011 Waterific
event. Thank you to everyone who made the 2011 Waterific
Ludlow Elementary School
- Newport Middle School
- St. Mary School
- St. Thomas School
- Behringer-Crawford Museum
- Boone, Campbell and Kenton County Conservation Districts
- Campbell County Cooperative Extension Services
- Dinsmore Homestead
- Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road Council
- Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department
- Northern Kentucky University, Center for Environmental Education
- Northern Kentucky Water District
- Riverworks Discovery
- SD1 (Storm Water and Wastewater Divisions)
- Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK)
- Thomas More College, Biology Field Station
- Walmart, Ft. Wright location