Get ready for Water Week by taking part in the Water Fun Fact Passport Quest!
To participate, pick up a Water Week Passport from one of the following locations:
The City of Arcata Environmental Services Department, located at 736 F Street. Passports will be available for pickup through Friday, May 10 at 5 PM.
Water Week table located outside of Caravan of Dreams during Arts! Arcata on Friday, May 10 from 6 to 9 PM
Arcata Plaza Farmers' Market Water Week table on Saturday, May 11 from 9 AM to 2 PM
Any participating Arcata business (listed below)
Participating Downtown Businesses
Mia Bella Cupcakes
The Rocking Horse
Caravan of Dreams
Look for the Water Fun Fact poster at each participating Arcata business to learn more about rainwater harvesting, water conservation, irrigation, sea level rise, drinking water, what goes down your drains and many other topics.
To earn a stamp, just read the poster, go to the cashier and answer a water fun fact question!
Additional stamps can also be earned by visiting the Water Week Arts! Arcata Table on Friday, May 10 and at the Farmers' Market table on Saturday, May 11, and by downloading the free Geocaching App on your smartphone.
You can find the passport locations on the Geocaching App by using codes listed on the quest passport and the interactive map within the app, or you can find them listed below:
Dog Walking Cache: GC3RAJV
Janes Creek Meadows: GC7T95G
American Bittern: GC69HFV
Stack the Deck: GC710NH
Passports can be turned in at the Arts! Arcata Water Week table or at the Farmers' Market Water Week table, or at the Environmental Services Department at Arcata City Hall. In addition, those participating in the Geocache passport quest can bring one numbered magnet back from each cache to the designated Water Week tables at Arts! Arcata and at the Farmers' Market.
Awesome prizes will be awarded based on the number of stamps gathered!
Environmental Services Department Streets & Utilities Division