Groundwater Festival teaches fourth grade students to conserve and preserve water supply

A student participates in a learning activity during the 19th annual Groundwater Festival at Troy University.

A student participates in a learning activity during the 19th annual Groundwater Festival at Troy University.

Fourth-grade students from around Pike County visited the Troy Campus Wednesday morning for the 19th annual Groundwater Festival.

According to Janet Gatson, a lecturer in the university’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, the day is all about environmental education.

“We are trying to teach children to be mindful and aware,” Gaston said. “There is…

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Water experts to highlight water resources conference at TROY

A view of the Chattahoochee River behind Troy University's Riverfront Campus in Phenix City.

A view of the Chattahoochee River behind Troy University's Riverfront Campus in Phenix City.

Registration for Troy University’s third annual TROY Water Resource Management and Economics Conference is under way.

The conference is Oct. 19-21 in Phenix City and national and regional water experts will focus on the critical current legal and planning issues in water resource management, and how it impacts the region. A part of the Sorrell…

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