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On Sept. 30 and Oct. 6-7, the Louisiana Sparta Ground Water Commission hosted the second annual Waterfest at Lincoln Parish Park, and close to 1,000 Bienville and Lincoln Parish fifth-graders were taught a lesson more area residents should know.

These students were able to participate in a day full of activities to learn about where water comes from, how it is used and, most importantly, how to conserve water.

Lindsay Gouedy, Louisiana Sparta Commission educator, said students were given a chance to participate in interactive activities to hone in on the main concept — to preserve the Sparta Aquifer.

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