Adamston Elementary students tour the Clarksburg Water Treatment Plant

Education

Kindergarten students from Adamston Elementary toured the Clarksburg Water Treatment Plant, starting with a special introduction from Aqua Duck, the plant’s mascot.

The students were able to see the water’s filtration process and understand how the water gets to their sinks. 

The Clarksburg Water Treatment Plant serves water to nearly 60,000 individuals and produces more than 11 million gallons of water each day.

“Well, we actually show them the raw water we take from our water source which is the West Fork River, and they are pretty amazed by how muddy that water is compared to the end product,” said Richard Welch, general manager.

The water treatment plant said that good drinking water is often taken for granted, so it hopes to show its youngest consumers just how important it is to value water. 

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