The Safe Drinking Water Foundation (SDWF) has seven educational progrmas, four of which which are available on their website free of charge. These four programs are Operation Water Spirit (First Nations perspective on drinking water), Operation Water Flow (cross-curricular instruction regarding drinking water), Operation Water Health (health problems related to unsafe drinking water), and Operation Community Water Footprint (calculate how much raw water is required to produce one litre of drinking water). SDWF also has three educational programs which require kits (which are often sponsored, especially for Saskatchewan teachers!) in order to be taught fully, they are Operation Water Drop (test your drinking water and other water samples, compare your results to Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality), Operation Water Pollution (learn about water pollution, what can be done about it, and realities in terms of money available for water treatment), and Operation Water Biology (learn about biological water treatment). SDWF educational kits have been sent to schools since 2001. Over 2300 different schools across Canada have used SDWF's kits. Visit safewater.org/education to learn more about SDWF's educational programs.
Destination Conservation Saskatchewan (DCS) is a practical, student-driven, activity-based program that brings environmental education alive in our schools. Students, teachers, principals, custodians and parents cooperate in this three-year, inquiry-based program. DCS helps students do real work for their school to identify conservation opportunities. The student leadership team works to help change consumption habits in the school community. The program focus is on saving energy, conserving water and reducing waste.
DUC provides educational opportunities for children through the Greenwing program. Through DUC's Adopt-A-Class program, individual, community groups and businesses can enhance the education of grade three to six classes across the province with supplementary in-class lesson plans on wetlands and wetland field trips.
PFSRB is a non-profit charitable organization, made up of a network of partners committed to increasing stewardship of the river basin by developing: public awareness and education tools to teach the importance of the basin's biodiversity, partnerships and networks of organizations that cross political and sectored boundaries, action projects people can participate in.
The Safe Drinking Water Foundation (SDWF) is a registered Canadian charity based out of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. SDWF's mission is to educate the leaders of today and tomorrow about drinking water quality issues to realize their goal of safe drinking water being available to every Canadian. SDWF has developed many resources for educators, and also to educate professionals and the public.
SAW The Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds (SAW) was established in 2008 as the umbrella organization for watersheds throughout the province. SAW's goal is to work on common watershed issues that identify concerns and deal with these concerns at the provincial level.