When the dam runs dry

TLF ID A002437

This is an illustrated story retelling the real-life engineering decisions made to provide water to a Queensland town when its dam, the only source of water, ran dry. It shows the creativity, innovation and collaboration required to provide a solution that delivers a sustainable water supply. The downloadable PDF includes classroom activities.





Educational details

Educational value
  • Teaching and learning
Year level

4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • Technologies
  • Design and Technologies
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Person: Juliet Schaffer
  • Description: Author
  • Contributor
  • Person: Juliet Schaffer
  • Description: Author
  • Person: Narissa Amies
  • Description: Illustrator
  • Publisher
  • Name: Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland
  • Organization: Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: QLD, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: https://www.ipwea-qnt.com
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Downloadable
  • Text
Rights
  • This work is licensed under a CC BY-NC-ND licence. © 2022, Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland.