Water Education

Water Education Programs

Contra Costa Water District offers various water education programs throughout the school year. 

  • All programs are free of charge for schools in our service area.
  • Bus reimbursement of up to $350 are available for select field trips. See program information below for details.

Our water education programs feature grade-level appropriate material delivered through highly-trained and enthusiastic educators who blend education and entertaining activities. For more details, view our Water Education brochure (PDF) and the program information below.

Water Education Program Sign Ups

Sign ups for the 2023/2024 school year are now available! Click on any of the program tabs below for more information.

Classroom Programs Overview
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Discover basic water concepts. All classes cover grade appropriate and NGSS-compliant information on water sources, treating water for health and safety, and source protection and conservation.

About Classroom Programs

  • Programs are available for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes.
    • 3rd Grade: Properties of water
    • 4th Grade: California water history
    • 5th Grade: Water cycle and drinking water treatment
  • Programs are 90 minutes in length.
  • Programs are offered on a first come, first served basis. 
  • Programs are offered in person; a limited number of virtual programs are available upon request.

How to Sign Up

  1. Verify your school's eligibility – programs are available free of charge for schools in our service area.
  2. Talk to other teachers at your school who may also be interested to coordinate sign ups to expedite the scheduling process.
  3. Fill out and submit the Classroom Program Sign Up Form.