Water Supply Challenge

Water Supply Challenge
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Our price:  £299.95(Exc. 20% VAT)(£359.94 Inc. VAT)

Model:  100-0394


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The Water Supply Challenge is an exciting, award-winning educational resource for schools. Originally designed by Thames Water and redeveloped with Anglian Water, it challenges students to design, build and commission a water supply network.

The Water Supply Challenge simulates a real-life engineering project. Students work in teams to plan, buy materials, construct and circulate water through a water supply network. They make decisions on the choice of route, customer needs, cost, environmental impact, health and safety, and public relations to successfully supply customers' water.

Please note that the Water Supply Challenge is only available for purchase by UK water companies.


Plan, organise and make

After being shown a plan of a typical area in the UK, students plan a suitable network of pipes capable of carrying water to a school, an eco-town, an old town, a farm, an industrial estate and a hospital, as cheaply as possible. Before students start construction they are required to complete planning and ordering sheets.

Throughout the planning stage, students are asked to respond to various situations which require them to check and possibly amend their plans.

  Water Supply Challenge - Ordering Parts



Students with Water Supply Challenge  

A cross-curricular resource 

The Water Supply Challenge is aimed at Key Stage 3 to adult, and can be adapted to suit upper Key Stage 2. It covers many areas of the curriculum:

- Mathematics: numeracy skills needed to check budgets

- Science: pupils are made aware of water pressure and flow rates

- PSHCE: the social effects of a building project on a local society are discussed

- Geography: the network must be planned with sensitivity to the local environment

- Design & Technology: the network layout needs to be functional, efficient, and cost-effective



A valuable learning experience

Students will learn the importance of:

- Being able to work within a timescale

- Completing a practical task within budget

- Working as part of a team

- Solving technical problems

- Reflecting on their own designs

  Water Supply Challenge - Fully Assembled



Water Supply Chalenge Branding  

Deliver your own message

The game board is customised to include your water company's logo and corporate colours, and your logo is included on the water containers, support material, storage case and game board tube.



Save time, save space

The plastic storage case helps keep all components organised and protected with individual component compartments, a lift-out tray and a hinged lid.


Water Supply Challenge Storage Case



EcoStyle are members of the 'Made in Britain' campaign


Peace of mind

EcoStyle products are designed and manufactured by us in the United Kingdom to the highest quality standards, and we are members of the 'Made in Britain' campaign.

The Water Supply Challenge is designed to be durable and provide many years of reliable service.

All of our products are supported by our twelve-month warranty against manufacturing defects, and we offer a range of spare parts.



What's included

- Polyester laminated game board (800 x 800mm)

- 6 x customer containers (400ml)

- Water tower container (2L)

- Height-adjustable stainless steel lifting platform for water tower

- 40 x sections of long pipe (75mm)

- 15 x sections of short pipe (50mm)

- 30 x straight connectors

- 10 x L-connectors

- 10 x T-connectors

- Facilitator's instruction booklet

- A3 laminated map sheet

- Materials costing sheet

- Construction and material cost sheet

- Hinged storage case with removable tote tray

- Storage tube for game board


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