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Water Festival Packs ‘em In

IRWD Presents for 17th Consecutive Year

More than 400 third through fifth grade students were able to “Get the Groundwater Picture” at the Irvine Ranch Water District’s activity during the annual Children’s Water Education Festival.

“Because of the larger venue this year at UC Irvine, more students than ever were able to experience this fun and educational event,” said Shannon Reed, IRWD Public Affairs Manager.

A total of 782 students from the IRWD service area attended the two-day event held March 27-28.  More than 7,000 students from all over Orange County participated. This was the first time this event has been held at UCI. The Aldrich Park setting provided a “back to nature” ambience.

The event had been held at the Nixon Library and Birthplace for the previous four years and previously, at the Hidden Valley Event Center in Irvine behind the former Wild Rivers location.

For more information on IRWD educational programs, please visit our website.

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