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Local Students Spend Holiday Break at WSSC Wastewater Treatment Plant for Hands-On Engineering and Science Activities

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel, Md. – December 27, 2017 – Well, it might not smell as nice as Grandma’s house during the holidays, but local high school students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers will have stories to tell classmates when they return from holiday break. That’s because 18 high school juniors and seniors from Montgomery and Prince George’s County public schools will participate in WSSC’s first ever H2O Engineers event tomorrow at the Seneca Wastewater Treatment Plant in Germantown. The all-day event will provide the students with hands-on activities to highlight the need for engineering skills and innovation in the water industry.

WHAT:           WSSC's First H2O Engineers event

WHO:            18 junior and senior students from Prince George's and Montgomery County public schools

WHERE:        Seneca Wastewater Treatment Plant, 12600 Great Seneca Highway, Germantown, Md.

WHEN:           Thursday, December 28, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

EDITOR’S NOTE:    This is a very visual event. Students will build motors, use GIS to understand the water planning process and operate real water pumps and valves. The most visual time is between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

WSSC Water is the proud provider of safe, seamless and satisfying water services, making the essential possible every day for our neighbors in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. We work to deliver our best because it’s what our customers expect and deserve.

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