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Another way POW supports keeping students in water related fields learning and working in Michigan is by providing student scholarships at every college within
Oakland County that offers an environmental science or water resource based engineering program; Lawrence Technological University, Oakland University, and Rochester College.

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"It brings a pulse to who I am, what I love, and what I believe in."

“I interned with the Clinton River Watershed Council in 2020 with support provided by Pure Oakland Water (POW). It developed into a full-time position, where I now play a part in teaching future POW interns the very same lessons I learned. It continues to bring me immense joy and fulfillment to work in this field, and it means a great deal to me to be able to work in the watershed I’ve lived in my whole life.”

Cole Higley
POW Scholarship Recipient
Lawrence Technological University
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