The 26th Wonderful World of Water will be held on Wednesday, September 16th at Gilman Park in Pierce. 17 high schools from across northeast Nebraska will compete in the event. Wonderful World of Water is the only water quality event developed specifically for Nebraska high school students - 9th and 10th grade. It is a hands-on learning day stressing the protection of natural resources ranging from water quality to wildlife. The event is sponsored by the Lower Elkhorn, Upper Elkhorn, Lewis & Clark, and Lower Niobrara NRDs.