Why is my school participating in the Water Detective Program?

Your teacher has elected to participate in the Water Detective Program. The program will help you learn to be water wise! This can help you and your family to know how and when to use water so you can begin to save.

What is the Water Detective Program?

The Water Detective Program was developed to teach students easy ways to use water more efficiently in their homes. Program content supports Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) so it is easily integrated into existing curriculum.

Who is the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District?

The Harris-Galveston Subsidence District was created in 1975 to provide for the regulation of groundwater withdrawal throughout Harris and Galveston counties for the purpose of preventing land subsidence, which leads to increased flooding. For more information on the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District, click here.

Who is the Fort Bend Subsidence District?

The Fort Bend Subsidence District was created in 1989 to provide for the regulation of the withdrawal of groundwater within the District to prevent subsidence that contributes to flooding, inundation or overflow of areas within the District, including rising waters resulting from storms or hurricanes. For more information on the Fort Bend Subsidence District, click here

Why should my family participate in the Water Detective Program?

When your family uses water wisely at home, you save water and lessen your impact on the environment. Also, your family can save money on their utility bill by installing the items from the Water Detective Kit.

What does my family need to do?

Your family should help you install the items in your Water Detective Kit and complete the homework you receive. They can also remind you to return your completed Student Workbook.

Can I get another Water Detective Kit?

We apologize; only one kit is available to each student.