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Water and wastewater education

Learn about water and wastewater treatment and water conservation

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These interactive and curriculum-connected presentations, lesson plans, online modules and virtual tours explore water and wastewater treatment, water conservation, and water quality.

Each offering can be completed within a class period, adapted for in-class or online learning, and supports EcoSchools certification.

Email us if you have any questions about these offerings.

Virtual presentations

Grade 2 and 8

These virtual 40-minute in-class presentations teach students about Peel’s water sources and how water and wastewater are treated. Students will receive practical information and tips that will inspire them to use water efficiently.

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Water and wastewater lesson plans

Kindergarten to Grade 8

Teach your students how water and wastewater is treated in Peel and the importance of water conservation. Each lesson plan includes downloadable PowerPoint slides, worksheets, videos, and optional extension activities.

Access water and wastewater lesson plans.

Peel Water Story

Grades 5 to 12

Introduce your students to the wonder of the natural environment through these engaging online modules that combine text, interactive maps and multimedia content.

These modules:

Launch the Peel Water Story

Water Treatment Virtual Tour

Grades 8 to 12

Learn how water is treated in Peel through this unique virtual tour of one of our Water Treatment Plants. A teacher’s guide and handouts are available to help direct student learning.

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Wastewater Treatment Virtual Tour

Grades 8 to 12

Get a special behind-the-scenes look at how wastewater is treated in Peel. A teacher’s guide and handout are available to support student learning.

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