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Supporting learning about water across the curriculum with relevant resources and ideas to actively engage your class or group.  From your classroom and school grounds to your neighborhood association and social groups, we can provide something that meets your needs.

VIDEO ABOVE:  "Sharing Water" (9 min.) was created by Discover Your Forest to educate 6th-8th graders in Central Oregon about local water use and the importance of working together to care for this precious resource. (Curriculum below)


"I would recommend this program to any educator looking to open their students eyes to something that we use, but take for granted everyday."

Jane Ward
6th Grade Science Teacher

Our Water System: A Journey Through Bend

Bringing Bend's full water cycle to your students. In partnership with the Environmental Center, City of Bend offers a free series that orients your students to Bend's unique water system. Classroom presentations are accompanied by field trips to water facilities.


Water Quality Lending Library for Teachers

The City of Bend ’s Stormwater Program has resources free for your use, including Tabletop Watershed Diorama, Underground Injection Control Model, World Water Monitoring Kits and more.

Sharing Water (video above) 

The Sharing Water curriculum (below) is specifically designed for Central Oregon students. Discover Your Forest, the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon and Deschutes National Forest have teamed up to produce a video targeted to middle school students about the importance of ‘sharing water’ in Central Oregon’s high desert ecosystem. 

Food Service Training (best management practices)


This Food Service Training Video is designed for Bend’s restaurant and food service industry. Clean Water Works, Water Conservation, Industrial Pretreatment and Safe Drinking Water programs have teamed up to produce a training video targeting local restaurant/food service employees and owners about simple but effective best management practices that help conserve and protect our water in beautiful Bend, Oregon.


Visit our facilities by taking a virtual tour (above) or scheduling a group tour.

To request a group tour, contact Mary Packebush or call (541) 317-3000 ext 2 for more information. 


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