WaterWORKS Walkerton Fall 2015

WaterWORKS Walkerton,

Thursday, October 1, 2015 – ProgramTD Friends of Env Logo RBC Bluewater Logo

Schools: Walkerton District Community School

Teachers: Mrs. Randall, Mr. Baynham

# of Students:   35 + 10 (presenters/orgranizers/teachers)

Lunch Provider: Mary McGeachy, WDCS Foods

Session Leaders:

  • WCWC – Catherine Campbell and staff
  • Jo-Anne Harbinson, Nancy Griffin, SVCA
  • Debbie Davidson, Four County Labour Market Planning Board
  • Walkerton Water Works – Scott Gowan and Staff/Veolia Water
  • The Walkerton Water Story – Bruce Davidson

Itinerary

9:15        Pick up 2 Classes at WDCS 
9:30        Drop off at Jubilee Hall 
9:40 – 9:50 Opening Plenary (Intro of the day, Water Cycle/Watersheds)
9:50 – 10:00 Travel Time to 1st Session
Concurrent Sessions and rotating to next station after 30 minutes. 
Station #1 Benthic Sampling at Silver Creek (Nancy Griffith)
Station #2 Water Sampling at Saugeen River/Rainbarrel Relay (Jo-Anne Harbinson/Bruce Davidson)
Station #3 Waste Water Treatment Plant Tour (Scott Gowan, Veolia Water)

10:00 – 10:40 Session #1

10:40 – 10:50 Travel Time

10:50 – 11:20 Session #2

11:20 – 11:30 Travel Time

11:30 – 12:00 Session #3

12:00 – 12:10 Return to VJH to board bus.

12:10- 12:20 Bus Travel Time to Clean Water Centre from Jubilee Hall.

12:20 – 1:00 Lunch at the Water Centre

1:00 – 2:15 Breakout into 3 Groups, Concurrent Sessions  (25 min, including changeover)

  1. Tour of Walkerton Clean Water Centre (25 min.)
  2. Split between Bruce Davidson, Body Mapping (12 Min) & Tour, Four County Labour Market Trailer (12 Min.)
  3. Jo-Anne Harbinson: Flood Warning/Soil Permeability Demonstration (25 min.)

2:15 – 2:25           Board Bus and travel to Well 5 Tour

2:25 – 2:50           Well 5 Tour – Bruce Davidson

2:50 – 2:55           Wrap up and Group Photo Opp.

2:55 – 3:00           Board Buses and return to WDCS

Jo-Anne Harbinson from Saugeen Conservation introduces the day.

Jo-Anne Harbinson from Saugeen Conservation introduces the day.

Tour of the bio-gas generator at Water Pollution Control Plant

Tour of the bio-gas generator at Water Pollution Control Plant

Tour of Waste Water Treatment Plant

Tour of Waste Water Treatment Plant

Benthic sampling at Silver Creek with Nancy from Saugeen Valley.

Benthic sampling at Silver Creek with Nancy from Saugeen Valley.

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Touring the Walkerton Clean Water Centre

Touring the Walkerton Clean Water Centre

Jo-Anne Harbinson from Saugeen Conservation introduces the day.

Jo-Anne Harbinson from Saugeen Conservation introduces the day.