***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Games, Activities and Learning Highlight 2013 H20 Summit

WSSC and Montgomery County Partner to Promote Importance of Clean Water

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – March 13, 2013: The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) is partnering with The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection to hold the 2013 H20 Summit on Saturday, March 16 in Gaithersburg. An exposition with over 60 green organizations, the Summit features booths and stations filled with learning games for the kids, family- and earth-friendly crafts, and a host of environmental information. At this fun-filled event, children and adults of all ages can learn about the importance of our waterways and participate in scores of activities and games focused on the environment.

WHEN:
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 16, 2013

WHERE:
Activity Center
Bohrer Park
506 S. Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD

WHAT:
Games, Activities and Learning Opportunities!

  • Over 65 information and demonstration booths with environmental products and watershed protection information.
  • Fun “passport game” where children visit different activity stations, to earn points toward prizes!
  • Massive WSSC hi-tech video truck which can actually look at what’s going on inside underground pipes.
  • Electric car for display and demonstration.
  • Tons of additional activities and crafts for children!

Helping to plan the summit are the City of Gaithersburg, City of Rockville, Montgomery County Parks and the University of Maryland Extension. 

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.

 

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