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Many different aspects of “the water story” come alive in these fascinating video selections. History, policymaking and the engineering marvels that move water to and from various locations light up the screen with interesting stories and great visuals.

California Water Series

California Water Series (DVD)
Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), 30 minutes each

This comprehensive video series presented by popular TV host, Heull Howser, visits locations and people across the state that make up California's water system. Each episode focuses on a relevant topic, such as climate change, floods, the Delta, and many more.

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Sewers, Modern Marvels (DVD)
The History Channel, 2005, 50 minutes

A simple flush and you forget about the water. Where does it go? This DVD explores the network of underground pipes and tunnels that carry human wastewater away. Traces history from ancient Rome with pristine systems, through disease-ridden Middle Ages, and into progressive sanitation engineering of the 20th and 21st centuries.


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Where Does Water Come From/Go? (DVD)
Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), 2013
Grades 3-6

The first part of this video explains the water cycle plus drinking water treatment and distribution; and the second part shows how wastewater is treated and then reused and returned to the natural water cycle.

This DVD is available to educators within the LVMWD service area. Contact Tiffany Wright at or (818) 251-2143 to reserve this video for your next class presentation.


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