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Inside the WOW

Walk inside the WOW and learn more about our watery world that looks like a blue marble from space.  The exhibits are colorful and interactive, designed to enlighten and motivate visitors.

The Water Cycle

Water does more than move from sky to ground and from ground to sky. Find out how a drop of water might take an extended vacation in the ground and not evaporate for thousands of years.

Water Distribution

Water covers approximately 70% of our planet, but did you know that only 2.5% of all the water on Earth is considered usable? Find out where water is stored on our planet.

Memphis Aquifer

An aquifer sytem supplies 100% of drinking water for Memphis, west Tennessee and much of the Mid-South. See how layers of sand and clay interact to create an aquifer system. 

Hidden Water Use of Everyday Items

Water usage is embedded in our daily lives more than we know. Find out why it takes 2900 gallons of water to produce a pair of blue jeans.

Water Use Around the World

Where is all the water in, on and around our planet? Which countries use the most water? Find out these answers as well as how climate changes can effect sea level.

Everyone Lives in a Watershed

Everyone lives in a watershed. Find out where yours is and what you can do to keep yours clean, safe and healthy.

Conserve and Protect Water at Home

The average American family of four uses 400 gallons of water every day. Find out what you can do to conserve and protect water inside and outside the home.

Where Does Water Go?

Rain falls from the sky with some of it going into the ground, but what about rain that falls onto a street or sidewalk. Where does it go? Where does the waste water from your home and school go? Find out where the water goes.

What's a Modern Water Well?

Modern water wells provide a reliable and ample supply of water for home uses, irrigation, and industries by pumping water out of the ground with electricity.

Look Inside the WOW

Watch a short video clip and look inside the WOW.