Giveaways, Presentation Tools, and Supplemental Materials

Non-dispersibles Activity

This activity demonstrates the difference between flushable and dispersible with regards to many personal care items and home cleaning products marketed as flushable and used frequently today.

Flow Family Coloring Book*

Created by Papa Joe LaPlante, illustrated by Joseph S. LaPlante and sponsored by the Narragansett WPCA, the Flow Family is dedicated to educating children and adults on the many ways in which water touches everyone’s daily lives and explains that everyone’s efforts are needed to keep water flowing clean and resourceful.

Down the Drain Coloring Sheet*

Coloring page: color the house, and circle all the things that create wastewater.

The Harbor ‘Hood Tales- The History of Deer Island*

Donna Papapietro’s third public work features a cartoon shrimp telling the history of Deer Island.

NEWEA Activities*

NEWEA Sudoku Puzzle
NEWEA Crossword Puzzle
How Many Words Can You Make From W-A-S-T-E-W-A-T-E-R?
NEWEA Education Outreach Word Search
Safety Word Search

NEWEA Videos

NEWEA Book Reading – Everyone Poops, by Tarō Gomi
NEWEA Book Reading – Dwayne the Storm Drain 
NEWEA Wastewater Presentation

*Available pre-printed from NEWEA office. Contact us for more information.
**Email to request Microsoft PowerPoint and Word materials.

Available from the NEWEA Office

Additional Programs

Engineering Days for Schools

The fields of Civil/Environmental Engineering, water treatment, wastewater treatment, and environmental science are quickly growing, stable fields that offer excellent salaries and bonuses. Our members would be happy to speak to your High School classrooms for Career Day or Engineering Day and let them know the opportunities that are available.

Contact the Youth Education Committee Chair for more information.

Stockholm Junior Water Prize

sjwp_logo2A National and International Science Competition for High School Students, the Stockholm Junior Water Prize is the world’s most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project. The prize taps into the unlimited potential of today’s high school students as they seek to address current and future water challenges.

Important dates: Submission for consideration at the State level by April 15th. State winners announced by May 1st each year. Must be chosen as a State winner to qualify for the National Competition.