Education and Community
Tours & Educational Outreach

Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic all school visits and tours of Commission facilities have been suspended until further notice.

Explaining watershed management to STCC students

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\r\n\r\nIn this video clip from WGBY’s Connecting Point<\/em> viewers can explore the water treatment process at West Parish Filters Water Treatment Plant in Westfield. The past, present, and future of drinking water treatment is all visible at West Parish Filters, which was originally constructed in 1909 and received its last significant modernization in 1974. WGBY’s Brian Sullivan also was able to take a look at the new “pilot plant,” which is testing out new treatment processes to be constructed at the plant in the near future.\r\n\r\n", "_accordion_5_body": "field_5e42ddcc1954c", "accordion": 6, "_accordion": "field_5e42ddb41954a" }, "align": "", "mode": "edit" } /-->

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\r\n\r\nEver wonder how they make those plastic bottles? Explore the impacts of bottled water on the environment and how those impacts compare to the environmental footprint of a public drinking water system, like the Commission’s.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThis video was created by the Commission as part of an Earth Day 2020 Celebration.\r\n\r\n", "_accordion_4_body": "field_5e42ddcc1954c", "accordion_5_title": "Water Treatment", "_accordion_5_title": "field_5e42ddc71954b", "accordion_5_body": "\r\n
\r\n\r\nEver wonder how they make those plastic bottles? Explore the impacts of bottled water on the environment and how those impacts compare to the environmental footprint of a public drinking water system, like the Commission’s.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThis video was created by the Commission as part of an Earth Day 2020 Celebration.\r\n\r\n", "_accordion_4_body": "field_5e42ddcc1954c", "accordion_5_title": "Water Treatment", "_accordion_5_title": "field_5e42ddc71954b", "accordion_5_body": "\r\n
\r\n\r\nEver wonder how they make those plastic bottles? Explore the impacts of bottled water on the environment and how those impacts compare to the environmental footprint of a public drinking water system, like the Commission’s.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThis video was created by the Commission as part of an Earth Day 2020 Celebration.\r\n\r\n", "_accordion_4_body": "field_5e42ddcc1954c", "accordion_5_title": "Water Treatment", "_accordion_5_title": "field_5e42ddc71954b", "accordion_5_body": "\r\n
\r\n\r\nEver wonder how they make those plastic bottles? Explore the impacts of bottled water on the environment and how those impacts compare to the environmental footprint of a public drinking water system, like the Commission’s.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThis video was created by the Commission as part of an Earth Day 2020 Celebration.\r\n\r\n", "_accordion_4_body": "field_5e42ddcc1954c", "accordion_5_title": "Water Treatment", "_accordion_5_title": "field_5e42ddc71954b", "accordion_5_body": "\r\n