St. Clair County Ground Water Festival
In 2006, the 4th annual St. Clair County Water Festival was held at the First Baptist and First Methodist Churches in Pell City, AL. Over 100 volunteers helped make the Festival a huge success. Every single 4th grade in the County participated, bringing over 984 students and 41 teachers and aides from the County Schools in Springville, Ashville, Odenville, Moody, Ragland, Steele and the Pell City School System of Eden, Coosa Valley, Iola Roberts, Kennedy and Victory Christian.
The students participated in three “hands on” activities on water conservation and protection including making an edible aquifer, learning about the water cycle by making a water cycle bracelet and a class on filtration.
Sponsors for the Festival included;St. Clair County Soil and Water Conservation District, St. Clair County Commission, Wal-Mart, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Alabama Rural Water Association, Odenville Utilities Board, Alabama Pump and Supply, Central Supply Company, Legacy, The Ford Meter Box Company, St. Clair County Poultry Association, Logan Martin Lake Protection Association, Papa John’s Pizza, Pepsi Company, Mayfield Ice Cream, Municipal Consultants, Metro Bank of Pell City, Alfa Farmers, St. Clair Farmers Federation, Jones, Blair, Waldrep & Tucker, Inc., Food World, First United Methodist Church of Pell City, First Baptist Church of Pell City, Coosa Valley Resource Conservation & Development, New London Water, Sewer & Fire Protection and the cities of Ashville, Margaret, Moody, Odenville, Pell City, Ragland, Riverside, Springville.