NWRA Annual Conference Water Wheel Game and Prizes – Entry Deadline Thursday, February 4 at 12:30 PM
Win an in-person “Geothermal Tour with McGinley & Associates and Ormat Technologies, Inc.” 2021 Annual Conference Water Wheel Game & Prizes
February 4, 2021 Wheel Spin (purchasing ends on Thursday, February 4th at 12:30 PM)
“100% of the proceeds raised by the 2021 Game goes to support student participation with NWRA throughout the year.
Prize: Private in person Geothermal Power Plant tour for four with lunch afterwards.
You and three others of your choice will have a guided tour of Ormat’s Steamboat Hills Geothermal Power Plant located in southwest Reno. Your guides will include Dr. James Faulds, our State Geologist, who will give an overview of the regional and local geology; experts from Ormat to explain the well field, reservoir, electrical generation equipment; and a favorite of all, the amazing control room. The tour will be conducted in accordance with the Covid-19 policies in place, tentatively during August of 2021.” (from NWRA website)
If you don’t win the NWRA Water Wheel prize, you can read about Ormat’s Steamboat Hills Geothermal Power Plant and the local geology in this free road guide:
Lode and Behold! Geology and Natural Resources of the Truckee Meadows and Virginia City (Guide for the Earth Science Week Field Trip, October 12, 2019)
by Mike Ressel, Rachel Micander, Jack Hursh, Steve Russell, and Matthew Sophy