The GetWET Observatory is one of two outdoor hands-on groundwater education facilities in the Rocky Mountain Region. Located on CSU property along Spring Creek is a groundwater well field that allows students to study the interaction between the creek and the groundwater.
GetWET hosts approximately 800 students per year from grade school through grad school. Students study water quality and quantity issues and how they relate to use, conservation, and flooding.
Teacher institutes have attracted 75 teachers from Front Range communities interested in making the study of water more engaging and interactive.
Pre- or Post-Visit Groundwater Model STEM Kit
Useful Web Links
B321 Natural & Environmental Sciences
1231 East Drive
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1802
p: (970) 491-1700
f: (970) 491-2005