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Q: What do pirates and groundwater have in common? A: Buried treasure!

Ahoy, mateys! It’s time for this year’s Aquifer Adventure!     

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

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Time: 12 - 4 p.m.
Location: 16650 NE Airport Way Portland, Oregon 97230

Come dressed in yer finest pirate garb ready to celebrate the importance of groundwater, the buried treasure critical to our 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, travel through rock layers as a drop of groundwater, and more.

The event is suitable for all ages, with free T-shirts for the first 300 kids. No registration is required and all of the activities are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Food will be available for purchase.

For more information, click here. We hope you can join us!


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