Alan Joyce, from the Rhoades School in Rancho Santa Fe, received first place honors from the San Diego County Water Authority for his junior division entry in the 2004 Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair. Joyce will receive a $300 award and plaque from the Water Authority board for his junior division project entitled, “Effects of Runoff on Bacterial Levels of Escondido Creek.”
The Water Authority, one of 14 science fair sponsors, annually recognizes six student projects related to water technology.
The San Diego County Water Authority is a public agency serving the San Diego region as a wholesale supplier of water from the Colorado River and Northern California. The Water Authority works through its 23 member agencies to provide a safe, reliable water supply to support the region’s $130 billion economy and the quality of life of 3 million residents.
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