SWTJC visits Eagle Pass Water Works

Email this article 10/14/2011

Field Trip SWTJC Eagle Pass, Biol 1413 General Zoology Fall 2011 class took a field trip to Rio Grande River basin. The goal of the visit was to learn about "the effect of environmental pollutants (biotic and a-biotic factors) in the Rio Grande River on animal and human population."


Mr. Jorge Barrera, P.E., General Manager at the Eagle Pass Water Works explained the serious nature of the pollutants, and their impact on the animals & human. Mr. Barrera gave a brief tour of the water works facility explaining the steps involved in the processing of the Rio Grande River water to remove both biotic (living organisms) and biotic factors (nothing factors that affect living organisms) by City of Eagle Pass Water Works.


The class was accompanied and guided by Mr. Jorge Barrera, the Technical Staff of the Eagle Pass Water Works and also the instructor (S.Kannan), during the visit.

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