Water Quality Exploration

Students selected from Grades 4, 5 and 6 went on an excursion with Melbourne Water and Merri Creek Management Committee to investigate the water quality of Edgars Creek.

Students selected from Grades 4, 5 and 6 went on an excursion with Melbourne Water and Merri Creek Management Committee to investigate the water quality of Edgars Creek. Students learnt about water nets that block rubbish from flowing into the creek, how far plastic can travel when in waterways and they also learnt how to test the water temperature and quality.

“I enjoyed learning how to test the muddiness of the water”, Matilda 6AB.

“I liked testing the quality of the water. The water quality was really poor which surprised me”, Zoe 6AB.