Equipment and Supplies
The following models and equipment can be checked out at locations around Utah:
Realistic watershed models demonstrate how water and pollutants move across a watershed. The models also demonstrate the effectiveness of different management practices. Interactive, hands on and great for all ages.
Lesson Plan: Watershed Models (Enviroscape)
Model is available in the following county offices: Beaver, Cache, Carbon, Duchesne, Emery, Grand, Iron, Piute, Salt Lake, San Juan, Washington, Wayne, and Weber. See map below for contact information.
This cross section model demonstrates how water and pollutants move through the groundwater. Great visual aid for understanding water tables, subsurface water and pollution movement.
Lesson Plan: Groundwater Model
Model is available in the following county offices: Beaver, Cache, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Iron, Kane, Millard, Piute, Salt Lake, Sanpete, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Wasatch, Washington, and Weber. See map below for contact information.
The stream hydrology trailer demonstrates how natural streams are formed and the importance of streamside vegetation to protect the banks. Can be used to demonstrate impacts of dams, flooding, development, and other sources of erosion.
To haul the trailer, must have a full size pickup and a class 3, 4 or 5 trailer hitch. Trailer requires an outdoor power and water source at the location.
Can be checked out from USU - Logan only.
Monitoring equipment necessary to conduct monitoring identified in Utah Stream Team, Stream Side Science or Bugs Don’t Bug Us may be available for checkout. Kits include: dissolved oxygen, temperature, turbidity, nitrates, pH, and macroinvertebrate collection supplies, instructions.
Find a local county agent for equipment availability: