The 25-minute shows share information with students in a fun and
interactive way to help them learn about water conservation and
"By presenting a wise water use message
through entertainment, we are able to teach children about good
environmental practices in a way they can relate (to) and enjoy.
This program teaches children important ways to protect and conserve
one of nature's most valuable resources," said Dave Schonauer,
operations superintendent for Illinois American Water's Lincoln
The National Theatre for Children, a Minnesota-based national
touring company, uses simple sets and audience participation to
teach children about the importance of water. The troupe will
present the shows to thousands of students in Illinois American
Water's service areas. The shows are supplemented with classroom
materials that teachers can use with their students.
[Text from file received from
Illinois American Water]