Farmington Students Who Have Never Drunk Anything But Soda And Red Bull Learn About The Importance Of Protecting That Fluid In The Toilet

Farmington schools learn about that stuff in the toilet

Farmington schools learn about that stuff in the toiletFARMINGTON — Learning where the town’s water comes from and how to protect it was the topic presented Tuesday to fifth-graders at Cascade Brook School by the Maine Rural Water Association and the Farmington Village Corp. Water Department. MRWA Sourcewater Program Manager Susan Breau-Kelley joined Jane Woodman, business manager for the Farmington Water Department, to provide a fun, fact-filled hour on local water to four classes. The fifth-graders will one day soon become stewards of the town’s water, Breau-Kelley said. She travels around the state joining with rural water systems to teach youngsters about their local water source and how to protect it, Breau-Kelley said before the class began. “What we’re trying to prevent is contamination of the drinking water supply, which can be a considerable setback to a community,” Breau-Kelley said. (read more at Lewiston Sun Journal)