We hope you're staying cool this summer and enjoying the wonders of water! Check out the three challenges below of ways you can appreciate the blessings of water while being a good stewards of it. If you want some ideas or examples, click the blue links. Let us know how it goes by leaving a comment and sending us pictures!
Isaiah 44:3 For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour out my Spirit on your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants.
In the summer, many of us love to be outside, especially near or on water. We want to keep our water clean and healthy and researchers and scientists can use our help! Pick a project below to participate in and let us know how it goes!
CrowdHydrology - Measure the level of streams around Lake Superior
Lake Level Minnesota - Measure the depth of lakes near you
1 Mississippi - Track and clean the Mississippi River
Adopt a Storm Drain - Take care of a storm dream near you
CoCoRaHS - Measure and report precipitation in your backyard
What is your favorite water themed activity? How can you create your own backyard version or how can you take it to the next level? Make your own DIY water activity.
Select your favorite water themed activity
Design your own version or make an upgrade
Build and test it out
Take pictures and share!
I can’t water my lawn because there isn’t a lot of water and I can’t afford the water bill. My lawn and garden are dying though. What can I do? How can I conserve or reuse water so my plants don’t die?
If you have any crises of your own that need solving, leave a comment and we'll share them with the Portals community in a future post.