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Posted on: May 10, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Annual Children's Water Festival is this Friday

2016 Childrens Water Festival

More than 1,000 fourth- and fifth-grade students from the Battle Creek area will learn about water protection with hands-on and other activities at tomorrow’s annual Children’s Water Festival.

Students will spend the morning and early afternoon at Kellogg Community College, learning about water protection – at a previous event, students learned how streams work – and listening to the music of Billy B, an environmental performer from Brooklyn, N.Y. Water quality professionals from across Michigan will present to the group on water-related topics.

This event is hosted by the Battle Creek Area Mathematics and Science Center, and the Battle Creek Area Clean Water Partners, comprised of the City of Battle Creek; City of Springfield; Calhoun County Road Department; Calhoun County Water Resource Commission; Bedford, Emmett, Leroy, Newton, and Pennfield townships; the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center; Kellogg Community College; and Battle Creek area schools. The group collaborates on the common goal of protecting the area’s waterways.

May is Water Quality Awareness Month in Battle Creek. Visit for more information.

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