Videos & DVDs

The following video tapes or DVD’s are available from the Department of Water Management's lending library. Call us at 919-560-4381 for information.

Titles

  • 3-2-1 Contact Down the Drain - wastewater treatment from 3-2-1 Contact series; suitable for Grades 4 - 7. Time: 30 minutes.
  • The Adventures of Ethel Mermaid and Tad Pole - AWWA, live action videos in 5 volumes, Grades 2 - 5:
    • Volume 1: The Hydrologic Cycle; Time: 10 minutes.
    • Volume 2: From Source to Tap; Time: 10 minutes.
    • Volume 3: Water Treatment; Time: 9 minutes.
    • Volume 4: Source Protection; Time: 9 minutes.
    • Volume 5: Fun Water Facts; Time: 9 minutes.
  • Always Pure, Never Runs Dry - AWWA; Time: 15 minutes.
  • Biosolids Recycling - produced by Water Environment Foundation to promote use of wastewater biosolids as a useful soil amendment. Adult audience targeted, middle and high school students will also benefit.
  • Careers in Water Quality - AWWA, careers from operators and lab technicians to engineers, Middle through high school age. Time: 16 minutes.
  • City Life - Department of Water Management and Time Warner Cablevision. A video tour of the City of Durham's water and wastewater facilities, including treatment processes. All ages. Time: 30 minutes.
  • Consumer Attitude Survey on Water Quality Issues - adult, produced by AWWA Research Foundation.
  • Dripnet - New York Department of Environment, presents water conservation message with Sgt. Sunday investigating water use/misuse in New York. All ages. Time: 10 minutes.
  • Earth Cafe - Informative and fact-filled, sometimes zany youth education video series. Topics include: Edible Xeriscape, water conservation, pollution reduction, wetlands and source water protection, the Safe Drinking Water Act, drinking water treatment, Eco-Hero Awards. Laugh and learn with this fun filled 2-video series:
  • Source Water Protection - Grades 4 through Adult. Time: 24 minutes.
  • Water Treatment and Conservation - Grades 4 through adult. Time: 24 minutes.
  • e - The Earth Video, education of principles to avoid pollution and promote conservation of all natural resources; Grades 4-8. Time: 27minutes.
  • From Wastewater to Water Gardens - Univ. of Florida, use of reclaimed water to create the Kanapaha Water Gardens. Time: 10 minutes.
  • Frogline, presents information on water quality and pollution prevention, in "evening news" format; Grades: Elementary. Time: 9 minutes.
  • The Groundwater Adventure - WEF award-winning video encouraging groundwater protection, Grades 4 - 9, workbook. Time approx. 9 minutes.
  • H2O TV: The Wastewater Video - WEF award-winning video tracking wastewater treatment, Grades 4 - 9, workbook available. Time: 8 minutes.
  • How to Save Water and Money - Water Education Foundation, adult audience targeted, fifty ways to save water in the home and yard, time: 33 minutes.
  • The Hydrologic Cycle: Water in Motion - The Earth Science Video Library, with live action and computer graphics demonstrating the flow of water through the hydrologic cycle. Grades 7-12. Time: 20 minutes.
  • Is It Safe to Drink? The Good News About Drinking Water - AWWA, Time: 30 minutes.
  • Municipal Wastewater - America's Forgotten Resource - discusses reuse of wastewater, targeted audience - high school and adults.
  • Nature's Way - wastewater treatment video; suitable for middle school through adult.
  • Nature's Way, Too - wastewater treatment video; suitable for middle school through adult. Time: 13 minutes
  • Professor Water: Fantastic Facts About H20 - amazing statistics and fun facts about water - water cycles, water treatment, and water wonders; all ages. Time: 26 minutes.
  • Professor Water II: The Amazing Water Cycle - entertaining explanation of the water cycle, broken into 4 segments: Evaporation, Condensation and Precipitation, Runoff and Infiltration, and Completing the Cycle. Available in two formats: broadcast version or education version. Teacher's guide available. All grades. Time: 27 minutes.
  • Protecting Water Resources - A Basinwide Approach - NCSU, 22 minutes; high school through adult.
  • Saving Water - the Conservation Video - WEF award-winning video detailing importance of water conservation, Grades 4 - 9, workbook. Time: 8 minutes.
  • Science Court - The Hydrologic Cycle - as seen on ABC television, addresses the hydrologic cycle with humorous courtroom "drama." Also available as an interactive CD-ROM with Teacher's guide. Suitable for elementary and middle schools. Time: Approximately 22 minutes.
  • The Surface Water Video - WEF award-winning video about surface water and water treatment, Grades 4 - 9, workbook available. Time: 9 minutes.
  • Take a Look - Rain - describes the water cycle and rain; Grades K - 3. Time: approx. 10 minutes.
  • Tap Water: Terror or Treasure - presented by Dr. James M. Symons. High school and adult. Time: 48 minutes.
  • Think Earth - cartoon version of "e" - The Earth Video (described above); Grades K-3. Time: 7 minutes.
  • Water & Energy - Pacific Gas and Electric Co. - AWWA; 14 minutes.
  • Water: Gift of Life - narrated by Gregory Peck, the Nature Company Video Library. For all ages. Time: 50 minutes.
  • Water Hog Haven - a cartoon video about water conservation practices; Grades K-5. Time: 10 minutes.
  • The Water Works: From the Source to the Tap - Fun-filled video tour of a municipal water treatment plant. Created with kids in mind, young viewers will see water science in a context they can really understand. Grades 3 through Adult. Time: 10 minutes.
  • What Do You Know About H2O? - AWWA, questions and unexpected answers to commonly asked questions about water and water treatment; suitable for grade 6 through adult.
  • What is Xeriscape? - South Florida Water Management District; explains the term Xeriscape 12 minutes.