What is a drought?

A drought is a period of persistent dry weather that continues long enough to cause serious problems such as plant damage and water supply shortages. When a severe drought takes place, we must all do our part to reduce water use and conserve as much as possible.

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1. Where does our water come from?
2. Is it safe to drink water from the faucet?
3. What is a drought?
4. Where can I find more information about water for a project at school?
5. Can MVWD support teachers with resources or materials for their classrooms?
6. What is Project WET and how can I sign up for a workshop?
7. Can I apply for scholarships if I’m homeschooled and live in the MVWD service area?
8. Can I participate in the poster contest if I’m homeschooled and live in the MVWD service area?
9. How can I find out if my school can participate in the MVWD’s Poster Contest?
10. Where can I find information about Poster Contest and/or Scholarship application deadlines?
11. How do we submit our poster contest submission?
12. How do we submit our scholarship application?
13. Can I request a water related presentation for my classroom?
14. Do you have resources, a curriculum, or activities for teachers to use in the classroom?
15. What field trips are offered locally to help students learn about water and conservation?