Middlesex Water

Learn About Water

For Educators

How Water Works: An Interactive Tour

Take a virtual tour and learn how water is collected, treated and used in a typical water supply system. Your tour will begin with the reservoir and wells and continue through a water filtration plant, to the distribution system, into customers' homes and end at the wastewater plant.     View video

Project WET Workshop for Teachers

Periodically, Middlesex Water hosts free educational workshops for teachers in NJ in grades K-12. This day-long workshop, in coordination with New Jersey Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is designed to promote awareness, appreciation and stewardship of water resources. Educators receive certificates awarding six professional development credits and a 500-page curriculum activity guide. For more details contact [email protected].

Speaker's Bureau

Our family of companies responds to many school and organizational requests for speakers throughout the year. Topics can range from water treatment, the water cycle, wise water use to careers in the water industry.  Presentations can be tailored to meet the needs of your specific group or organization.

To request a speaker in NJ, call (732) 634-1500, Ext 1221 [email protected]

To request a speaker in DE, call (800) 523-7224, Ext. 1060 [email protected]

For Students

Student Contests

Middlesex Water Company hosts contests for students and schools to raise awareness of the importance of a safe and plentiful water supply. 

Water For Tomrrow Contest (See left). Contest Ends 5/1/17


Test Your WaterSense

Think you know everything there is to know about water? You can't be sure until you've played EPA's Test Your WaterSense online quiz. Maneuver the water-efficiency hero Hydro through water pipes and answer water-efficiency questions while avoiding water-wasting monsters such as Sogosaurus and Drainiac.

For more water activities for kids, feel free to visit the following links:

We Use a lot of Water!

To get an idea of how much, consider it takes:

3-6 gallons to flush a toilet

20-30 gallons for a shower