Down the Drain

You can protect our local waterways by paying attention to what you put down the drain. 

Check out these tips and think about how you can help!

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Want to learn more about how to protect our waterways?

Check out our new Solve for Earth exhibit.

Activities to Protect our Waterways

Building a Storm Drain

Try building your own storm drain cover in this DIY activity. Use your problem solving skills to keep trash out while letting water through.

Ready for a field trip?

Sign up for our Down the Drain lab and discover how water systems function. Use science and your own imagination to protect Earth’s natural resources.