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Pirates of All Ages Invited to a Free Family Festival

By Lindsay Wochnick

Ahoy, mateys!  

 Celebrate groundwater at Aquifer Adventure!

Join the Portland Water Bureau and the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for Aquifer Adventure, a FREE pirate themed festival all about groundwater!

Aquifer Adventure flyerWhen:  Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm

Where: Portland Water Bureau Canoe Launch, 16650 NE Airport Way 

Come dressed in yer finest pirate togs ready to celebrate the importance of our own hidden treasure – GROUNDWATER – a critical component of the region’s drinking water system.

Learn how to protect groundwater while you search for hidden treasure, set sail on a pirate canoe, build an edible aquifer, transform yourself into a molecule of water traveling through the ground and more! Plus free pirate t-shirts for the kids!

There will be food for purchase and the event is suitable for all ages. No registration is required and all the activities are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

We hope you can join us for the fun! 

For additional information, visit or contact 503-281-1132.

Doug Wise
Groundwater Protection


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