This year at HydroMania—a water education festival geared towards third and fourth graders—Isett demonstrated three examples of stormwater drainage as it passed over (a) impervious pavement and filtered through (b) a lawn and (c) rain garden. The students were able to see the time difference for each scenario and discussed where the water cycles to; the impacts of trash, oils and sediment that gets flushed with the rain and how that can lead to flooding; and ways to prevent pollution from entering the storm system in the first place. Other demonstrations included tapping into an existing waterline and a water relay race that showed how water gets lost as it travels—possibly never reaching our streams, rivers and oceans.