Where does your faucet water come from? Come out to the township’s annual event to find out and learn where your water comes from and how it gets to your home.
The Montville Township Environmental Commission is hosting the Second Annual Water Conservation Day on Saturday at Camp Dawson Barn & Gazebo in Towaco.
The free event runs from 9 - 11:30 a.m. and is open to Montville residents.
Try out the “Great Water Test” where you’ll taste test of three local water sources and vote on your favorite one and see if your vote is the Montville one. There will also be art work from local students who participated in Water Conservation sessions in their classrooms, said Michele Caron, of the Montville Township Environmental Commission.
At this family-friendly event, come and observe a rain barrel demonstration run by Pet Rector of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension and sign up to build your own rain barrel in Saturday, Nov. 2.
Climb Dawson Hill and check out Mark Romeo’s Eagle Scout project, an Aquifer Look out point. “There will be beautiful signs and informational directions to show hikers where the rivers come into the town and how clearly they can see them from the lookout,” said Caron. The ribbon cutting for this eagle scout project is at the Saturday event as well.Environmental Commissioners, Montville Water Department staff and Envrionmental Science teachers and students will be on hand to answer any questions during the day.