After a series of site evaluations and assessments of the Interpretive Center after Hurricane Ida, executive director Karen Young shares an update of the status of our Center and our newest exhibition POOL: A Social History of Segregation. Click here to read the full statement.
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POOL Opening Postponed Until Further Notice!

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“Understanding the Urban Watershed”
Activity Guide for Educators

The Fairmount Water Works has updated and expanded our “Understanding the Urban Watershed”  Activity Guide, which is overflowing with Lessons and Activities for informal  educators. Designed for K-8th grade level, this second edition has an expanded section with links to lesson plans and resources to start you on your way to educating about water, water systems and the watershed. Download it here.

“POOL: A Social History of Segregation” Opens September 2021 in the Historic Kelly Pool

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We’re working hard to make our activities and programs virtual.

In the meantime, you can take a self-guided tour of the Water Works grounds with the Urban Reveal app.

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