Sewerage & Stormwater
|The Waterworks Adventure |
Web-based activities, to help students understand the value and management of water as an urban resource. Get under the skin of the water supply, stormwater and sewerage systems of a big city and play the game.
The Melbourne Water Story - Find out where Melbourne's water comes from and goes, and about stormwater and sewage treatment.
The Water Cycle - There is only so much water in the world and it keeps on going round and round.
Waterworks Library - Read all about it! Fact sheets and more about the water we use. Print them if you want to.
Primary and Secondary
| Water Supply|
|Live It! Learn It! Water Education |
Water - Learn it! Live it! is a water conservation and education program for Victorian schools. This comprehensive program for both primary and secondary schools shows how schools can actively implement water conservation and water education across the curriculum, with the aim of reducing water consumption and improving water management across the school community.
For more information visit www.waterlili.com.au
Every Drop Counts (Primary) and Every Drop Counts (Secondary)
Available in packages for both primary and secondary schools, this booklet and rain gauge package is full of fun activities to encourage students to take an active role in the conservation of water at school and at home.
| Sewerage & Stormwater|
|VCE Environmental Science Teacher Materials |
The study of stormwater and sewage treatment can be used to address the following curriculum requirements for VCE Environmental Science. The Areas of Study, Learning Outcomes, Course requirements and Key skills described online are those prescribed by the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority.
Unit 1: The environment (Year 11)
Unit 2: Monitoring the environment (Year 11)
Unit 4: Ecological sustainability (Year 12)
Drains to our waterways
This comprehensive booklet and video package provides teachers with a complete learning program on the impact of litter and other pollution on our waterways. Guaranteed to capture students' imagination.
View more information: education.melbournewater.com.au/content/education_resources/teachers.asp
Melbourne Water and Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria are proud to host a mobile interactive model of an urban catchment that is available to help schools, TAFEs, councils, industry, businesses and the communities to understand how stormwater flows into our local rivers, creeks and bays.
View more information on the ACE Stormwater Trailer.
Book online at: education.melbournewater.com.au/content/education_resources/teachers.asp
| Schools Water Efficiency Program (SWEP)|
|The Schools Water Efficiency Program (SWEP) helps all schools connected to a reticulated water supply to save water and help promote water awareness throughout the community. |