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Portland Water Bureau

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Groundwater 101: Your Chance to Learn All About Portland’s Other Drinking Water Source

Join the Portland Water Bureau and the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for Groundwater 101, a free workshop all about groundwater.

With a mix of hands-on and classroom-style teaching, this workshop will explain local geology and hydrology, the vital role groundwater plays in our drinking water system, and what we can all do to protect this important resource. After the workshop, you can take an optional half-hour guided tour of the Portland Water Bureau’s groundwater facility.

The workshop is appropriate for adults and high-school students. Light refreshments will be provided. Class size is limited and you must register before the event.

When: Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 am to 1:30 pm
Where: NECA-IBEW Training Center, 16021 N.E. Airport Way

Register here, or start learning now about the Portland Water Bureau’s groundwater source.


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