Winn and Doug the Waterdrops: A Water Cycle and Wastewater Story

Winn and Doug the Waterdrops: A Water Cycle and Wastewater Story

Winn and Doug the Waterdrops: A Water Cycle and Wastewater Story

Winn and Doug the Waterdrops: A Water Cycle and Wastewater Story


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Follow Winn and Doug on the incredible journey of water—through the water cycle all the way to wastewater treatment and back again.

Have you ever wondered where the water in your house comes from or where it goes after you use it? Explore the different phases of Winn’s life through the water cycle—from water vapor to water runoff. Then follow Doug to see how water gets clean after we use it! Part of a STEAM career-themed picture book series, Winn and Doug, the Waterdrops shows kids where water comes from and where it goes once it gets here—and why those processes are so important. Water resource engineers and wastewater operators have incredibly vital jobs that make the world a better place.

Perfect for encouraging critical and creative thinking! Spatial analysis and critical thinking skills in K-12 students better prepare them for success, especially in science, engineering, and mathematics.

For grades 1-5. Includes a glossary.

The STEAM at Work! series brings awareness to exciting, fun STEAM careers and opens children up to new ideas for channeling their passions. Each book demonstrates different environmental and social issues the characters use their skills to solve, encouraging critical and creative thinking about the world. Like its characters, readers will be inspired to make a positive difference in their community now and in their future careers. 

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589487192
Publisher: Esri Press
Publication date: 04/11/2023
Series: STEAM at Work! , #5
Pages: 56
Sales rank: 576,353
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 6 - 11 Years

About the Author

Growing up in Minnesota, land of 10,000 lakes, Tim found a career with which he could protect these important resources. He has found that Bolton & Menk shares the same passion for protecting the environment. Since 2006, Tim has worked on the design and construction of complex water resources and environmentally sensitive projects. He specializes in comprehensive surface water management planning, innovative best management practice design, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, drainage design and construction plan review, and NPDES Phase I & II MS4 and construction stormwater permitting requirements. He couples GIS techniques with water resources design and analysis. Tim enjoys brewing beer as a side hobby, “It’s perfect for an engineer that likes science.”

Rick began his career in 1977. He assists clients with water and wastewater operations and advises on operations issues. He enjoys treatment facility troubleshooting and the day-to-day challenge of making facilities operate correctly. He served as a water/wastewater operator and the public works director for Zumbrota, Minnesota for 22 years and as wastewater superintendent for 15 years. He holds a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Class A Wastewater Operators License, a Type 40 Waste Disposal Facility Operator License, and a Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Class D Water Operators License. He also served on the Minnesota Wastewater Operators Association Board of Directors as State President.

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