Aquacademy is a community-based initiative developed by Valley County Water District to provide Water Education Programs to adults and children within the District’s service area. VCWD is bridging the gap between knowledge and action, offering interactive workshops, hands-on activities, and resources tailored to instill water-wise habits in our community. Our goal is to create an informed and proactive community ready to safeguard our most precious resource -- water.
5th-12th Grade Student Programs
- Solar Mini-Boat Challenge
- Scholarship Programs
- Teacher Appreciation Night
- Sharing Reading Library
- District Treatment Plant Tours
- Career Days
- Coloring Contest
- Citrus College Water Program Support
- Two-Day Summer Camp
- Landscape Classes
- WaterSmart Training
- Water Awareness Event
Information for active programs and events are available by clicking the tabs below.
This program is designed for 5th grade classrooms to raise awareness in the stewardship of natural resources with a project that results in the building of a mini, solar-powered boat.
Teachers interested in participating must complete an application form by October 23, 2023 at 5:00pm, and attend a Zoom meeting presentation on October 25, 2023 at 3:00pm. Click here to download more information and application.
The water industry is at the forefront of ensuring sustainable water supply, cutting-edge treatment technologies, and environmental stewardship. Unlock your potential in the water industry with various scholarships and funding opportunities tailored to support your education and growth.
Coming Soon - Spring 2024
Valley County Water District believes in nurturing the next generation of water professionals. The Aquacademy Scholarship Program is an opportunity for high school junior and seniors to give voice to their perspectives on water sustainability.
The Aquacademy Scholarship Program is not just about financial support for higher education. It is a platform for our youth to engage with a topic that shapes their future. Valley County Water District is committed to listening and learning from the next generation to create a water-sustainable community.
The Public Water Agencies Group Conservation and Education Team (PWAG CET) works to raise awareness among members of the public and students about the value and importance of water. PWAG CET is an association of 11 retail water districts, irrigation districts, and wholesale municipal water districts in Los Angeles County. Their Scholar Dollar Program awards scholarships to high school seniors planning on attending a two or four year, or technical college.