Sec­chi Day set at lake

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NWA OUTDOORS -

The 12th an­nual Sec­chi Day at Beaver Lake is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 19 at Prairie Creek park. The ed­u­ca­tion and wa­ter qual­ity event fea­tures kayak and stand-up pad­dle­board test drives, a kayak give­away, crafts for kids, and free food. Vol­un­teer teams take wa­ter clar­ity mea­sure­ments around the lake and re­port their find­ings to Beaver Wa­ter Dis­trict of­fi­cials at the event. Beaver Lake is the drink­ing wa­ter source for most of North­west Arkansas. The event is named for the sec­chi disk, a black and white disk used to mea­sure wa­ter clar­ity.

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