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Posted on: May 16, 2019

North View Third Graders Visit Waste Water Treatment Plant

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North View Elementary School Third Graders Field Trip to Waste Water Treatment Plant

After studying water conservation in their third grade science classes, the third grade students of North View Elementary made their way the City of Clarksburg’s Waste Water Treatment Plant for an educational field trip on Thursday, May 16.

“It was wonderful to work with the City in planning this trip. Through having the opportunity to visit the Waste Water Treatment Plant it allowed our students to visualize what they have learned in the classroom”, said Kim Secreto, North View third grade teacher.

Forty-two students were greeted by Paul Lehosit, Waste Water Treatment Plant Superintendent and Terry Bell Waste Water Treatment Plant Assistant Superintendent, where they received a safety lesson and overview of the facility before being divided into four (4) smaller groups and receiving a tour of the Treatment Plant.

Each group was taken on a full tour of the facility where each aspect of the water treatment process was explained. The tours were provided by Mr. Lehosit, Mr. Bell, and the personnel of the Waste Water Treatment Plant. Students learned how millions of gallons of water come through the plant, filtering out what does not belong. Students were shocked to learn that anything they put down a drain ends up in the water system. Students had the opportunity to see where waste was removed from the water in the process of being cleaned. Students also listened to a quick lesson on how the City of Clarksburg’s Waste Water Treatment Plant came to fruition in 1972 after the Clean Water Act was passed in 1970.

A stop in the Waste Water Treatment Plant’s lab was made where students had the opportunity to look at what untreated water looked like underneath a microscope. Students were able to see the various microorganisms that live within the untreated water.

While some students were shocked to see what was living in their untreated water, others were amazed. Wyatt Simms was thrilled to see the pathogens in the water. “It is breathtaking to see all the smaller microorganisms and what everything is made of, I love science!”

The City of Clarksburg Waste Water Treatment Plant was thrilled to have the third graders of North View Elementary visit. “We are glad to have them. It was a great privilege to have North View Elementary with us here today, and explain to them all the ways the Waste Water Treatment Plant incorporates education”, said Lehosit.


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