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Portland Water Bureau: Why Should I Conserve Water? DLESE Reviewed Collection
The materials presented here help make the case for water conservation by residential water users. Users can study conservation tips, suggestions for leak detection and repair, and learn about program services provided by the Portland Water Bureau such as cash incentives for buying water-saving appliances, a request form for ordering conservation devices, and community events and workshops. Though written for the general public the materials would be appropriate for basic instruction to young students.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Environmental science
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2004 City of Portland
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-355
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Judi Ranton
Portland Water Bureau