Mobile County Ground Water Festival
The 6th Annual Mobile County Water Festival was held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the Bishop State Community College. Approximately 750 fourth grade students from Collier, Castlen, Collins-Rhodes, Mobile Co. Magnet, Dawes Intermediate, Chickasaw, Westlawn, Howard, Brazier, and Taylor-White Elementary Schools were in attendance. Hands-on activities included Water Filtration, Model Watershed, and an Edible Aquifer. The day's activities concluded with a group presentation, the famous Fishin' Magicians.
Baker High, Bryant Career Technical Center, and Many Montgomery High Schools provided valuable leadership with learning station activities.
Funding for this event was made possible by Gulf Coast Resource Conservation and Development, Mobile Co. Soil and Water Conservation District, and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.
Partners included, but not limited:The Mobile County Public School System, Mobile County Commission, City of Mobile, USDA-Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Coastal Alabama Clean Water Partnership, Alabama Coastal Foundation, Alabama Power - Barry Steam Plant, GulfQuest, and the Alabama Forestry Commission.