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Water Matters | March 2015

Lights! Camera! Pila!

Building the Pila. Photo courtesy of Engineers Without Borders (EWB).
SCU’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) and Liberal Studies department recently completed their hygiene education video starring the pila (pee-la), a compartmentalized sink that can improve water sanitation practices in rural communities. The pila, built at the Forge Garden as a film prop, is the highlight of the Education Curriculum Project for the community of El Pital, Honduras.
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The Work of Sean Reilly: Water Molecules & Mountain Ranges

Sean Reilly ‘16 has a thirst for combining outdoor experiences with research. His latest endeavor is using lasers to analyze various water samples in a brand new lab on campus. Full story »

News and Events

Cupertino Sustainability Division Summer Internships | Merchants of Doubt Film Viewing | Water-Wise Landscaping Workshop | 3rd Annual Zero Waste Youth Convergence | Guadalupe River Clean Up | Straw Bale Gardening Workshop | Ulistac Annual Wildflower Day | Earth Hour Full story »

Did You Know?

Shrimp Cocktail - Seafood.
Save water (and water-dwellers) with a sustainable diet, provided by SCU Dining Services by Bon Appetit. Full story »

Take Action: Red Cup Pickup

Red Cup Pickup with ASG, EMTs, APB.
Reduce, reuse, recycle Solo cups and respect the neighborhood and our waterways! Full story »

Fresh from the Forge: Take Charge of Your Garden

Implement native landscaping to save money, water and maintenance time! Full story »


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