University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

 

2009 Kentucky Water Awareness Month Resource Packet

Please note: these documents are provided in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Publisher and/or PDF format. If you are unable to view the document in the format provided please contact Ashley Osborne.

 

Kentucky Water Awareness Month Calendar (UK CES) MS Publisher or PDF

Kentucky Water Awareness Month Flyer (UK CES) MS Publisher or PDF

 

Save Water, Save Money:

Educational Resources:

Add Up the Savings Card - Bathroom (UK CES) MS Publisher or PDF

Add Up the Savings Card - Kitchen (UK CES) MS Publisher or PDF

Add Up the Savings Card - Laundry (UK CES) MS Publisher or PDF

Add Up the Savings Card - Outdoors (UK CES) MS Publisher or PDF

Save Water, Save Money Radio Script (UK CES) MS Word or PDF

 

Stormwater:

Publications/Fact Sheets:

Illicit Discharge (UK CES ENRI-225) MS Word or PDF

Rain Barrels (UK CES ENRI-224) MS Word or PDF

Managing Stormwater in Your Community: A Guide for Building an Effective Post-Construction Program (Center for Watershed Protection) PDF

Educational Resources:

Illicit Discharge Exclusive (UK CES) MS Word or PDF

Illicit Discharge Radio Script (UK CES) MS Word or PDF

Low Toxicity Anti-Freeze Radio Script (UK CES) MS Word or PDF

Pet Waste Management Radio Script (UK CES) MS Word or PDF

Rain Barrels Exclusive (UK CES) MS Word or PDF

Rain Barrels Radio Script (UK CES) MS Word or PDF

Storm Drain Awareness Exclusive (UK CES) MS Word or PDF

Storm Drain Awareness Radio Script (UK CES) MS Word or PDF

Youth Activities:

Project WET - A-maze-ing Water: In this activity, youth learn about stormwater pollution by simulating a stormwater drainage system. The Project WET Curriculum Guide can not be purchased. Only individuals that attend a Project WET Training can receive the guide. If you are interested in attending a Project WET Training contact Ashley Osborne.

Healthy Water, Healthy People - Turbidity or Not Turbidity: In this activity youth learn about erosion, turbidity, and their effects on the environment. This activity can be adapted to investigate the effects of sediment on stormwater runoff. The Healthy Water, Healthy People Water Quality Educators Guide can be ordered online, click here. Please note: Many county Extension offices received this guide during the Spring/Summer 2005.

Additional Links:

Kentucky Department of Transportation - Stormwater Public Education and Involvement

Kentucky Department of Transportation - Public Involvement and Participation

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System - Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Website

 

Pharmaceutical Disposal:

Educational Resources:

Proper Disposal of Pharmaceuticals Radio Script (UK CES) MS Word or PDF

SMARxT Disposal Resources*:

SMARxT Disposal Website

SMARxT Disposal Bookmark (English Version)

SMARxT Disposal Bookmark - Add Your Name and Logo (English Version)

SMARxT Disposal Bookmark (Spanish Version)

SMARxT Disposal Fact Sheet

SMARxT Disposal Magnet Small or Large

SMARxT Disposal Poster Small or Large

SMARxT Disposal Presentation PDF or MS PowerPoint

SMARxT Disposal Tri-Fold Brochure

SMARxT Disposal Tri-Fold Brochure - Add Your Name and Logo

Additional Links:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products Website

 

* SMARxT Disposal is a public awareness campaign that provides guidance to consumers on how to properly dispose of expired and/or unused medications. The SMARxT Disposal resources listed above were developed by the SMARxT Disposal Campaign, and can be downloaded, copied, and distributed free of charge. For more information on the SMARxT Disposal resources or to contact SMARxT Disposal directly click here.

 

Youth-Related Information:

Raindrops to Rivers Website: This website provides videos, lesson materials, and information regarding KY Core Content and Program of Studies for content related to: watersheds, nonpoint source pollution, water quality including chemical and biological water testing, macroinvertebrates, and more...

KET - Electronic Field Trip to a Watershed: Two videos, one for grades 3-5 and one for grades 6-8, can be viewed online at the KET website. The videos take youth on a virtual field trip of urban and rural watersheds, and discuss sources of pollution.

4H2Online - New webpage for youth to learn about water quality, water conservation, and watershed issues. View the vodcast A Day Without Water.

 

 


 


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