Celebrate our local waters with these interactive activities shared by our exhibitors that you can explore from the safety of your own home.
We are Water MN – Through sharing of personal perspectives, Hmong folklore, and research we hope to share new perspectives and increase the Hmong community’s participation in water stewardship in Minnesota.
Listen to the beautiful stories of Hmong Americans as they share their water related experiences.
St Paul Regional Water Services
Story of our Water (arcgis.com) – This interactive storymap shows where our water comes from, starting with the Mississippi River and traveling along conduits through lakes and canals to the treatment plant.
Highland Water Tower (arcgis.com) – Includes a 360 degree view from the top of the Highland Tower that you can control.
Lead and Drinking Water (arcgis.com) – Provides information on lead in drinking water, why it is important to remove it, and ways you can reduce your exposure to it. Includes links to videos and other resources.
Wastewater Treatment Video – Aimed at kids, but great for all ages, this animated video explains what happens when you flush, where your tap water comes from, and about the water cycle outside of our homes.
Clean water starts with you! Learn what you can do to help keep water clean with help from Urban Roots. Follow this link for quick and easy info on where to start, or make it a game with Clean Water Bingo!
Thank you to our WaterFest 2021 sponsors!
Each year, many local businesses, non-profits and partner agencies help to make WaterFest a valuable community event through their generous support. To become a 2021 WaterFest sponsor, please follow this link to submit your sponsorship or contact event organizer Maddy Bohn for more information.