Einstein Charter To Host Water Palooza Friday With Leaders From The Water Environment Federation

NEW ORLEANS – Einstein Charter School Sherwood Forest will host young leaders from the Water Environment Federation (WEF) for a special event called Water Palooza Friday, September 23, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Einstein Charter School Sherwood Forest, 4801 Maid Marion, in New Orleans East.

         Water Palooza will feature hands-on activities and demonstrations designed to connect the next generation with water, how essential it is to everything, and how we are all responsible for taking care of it, event organizers said.

         Organized by WEF’s Students & Young Professionals Committee (SYPC), as part WEFTEC 2016 – WEF’s 89th annual technical exhibition and conference – is designed to promote participation, foster networking and knowledge exchange, and encourage involvement in the cause of clean water within the water profession and the local community.

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         Nearly 400 students from Sherwood Forest Campus will enjoy a program of fun and educational water awareness activities, school reps said. Activities will include a game about wastewater treatment, learning what you can and cannot flush down a toilet, a hands-on activity about Louisiana’s lines of defense from storm surge, and a demonstration on stormwater and infiltration.

         The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 33,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. Since 1928, WEF and its members have protected public health and the environment. As a global water sector leader, its mission is to connect water professionals; enrich the expertise of water professionals; increase the awareness of the impact and value of water; and provide a platform for water sector innovation.

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