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Waterfest 2012

Waterfest 2012

On June 9th, 2012, the City of Lincoln held the 4th Biennial Waterfest at Holmes Lake Park. For three hours (5-8 p.m.), guests learned about our most valuable resource -- water. Exhibitors and volunteers helped guests to learn about what they can do to reduce pollutants in local streams and lakes.

Persons attending Waterfest 2012 received a water passport, which was marked as they stopped by each booth. For attending at least 10 stations, each person was eligible for a free gift. Free hot dogs and sodas were available. Exhibitor booths had fun, hands-on activities. Other events included canoe rides, a fishing clinic and a live performance by PANgea.

Sponsors

Sponsors of Waterfest 2012 included:

Olsson Associates • Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality • JEO Consulting Group, Inc • Nebraska Game and Parks Commission • Pepsi-Cola of Lincoln

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Waterfest was held in conjunction with Public Works Day — an event that highlighted the role Lincoln's Public Works & Utilities Department serves in our daily lives when we brush our teeth, flush our toilets, travel our streets, walk our sidewalks, ride a StarTran bus, or recycle our newspapers. Public Works and Utilities staff featured some of the department's big equipment, displays and fun activities, interesting information and handouts.

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