In the 25-minute show, Sheriff Carrie Gooper is faced with a problem. The notorious Ron of the Cons has challenged Carrie to a showdown at high noon! But that’s not all – it seems there is also a water shortage. Could they be linked?

Carrie seeks help from her friends Reginald the Cow and Blabby Daze to uncover the cause of the water shortage and to help back her up at the showdown. They inform her about the importance of drinking fresh drinking water and how to protect it. However, her friends are afraid of Ron of the Cons so Carrie takes it upon herself to meet Ron alone.

Has Carrie learned enough about water conservation to solve the water shortage? And what will happen during her showdown with Ron of the Cons?

The show focus on the following educational points:

  • The uses of water
  • The importance of water
  • Ways to conserve water
  • How to use drains properly

You’ll experience important lessons about water conservation along with calls to action and additional activities you can do in your community.


You’ve watched the livestream and learned all about water conservation. Now you can play these fun, educational games and continue learning how to protect the environment.

Play the games below with your class or friends and family for an exciting way to learn more about our most important natural resource.

Friendly Feud

Trivia classroom game based around the content in the program that can be played one-on-one or team versus team. High score wins!

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Memory Mayhem

A memory game to test your skills at finding and matching informational icons.

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A classic multiple choice and true/ false quiz game based around the content in this program. You can play and review individually or learn together as a class.

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These fun, engaging activities can be enjoyed alone, with your class, or with friends and family on any compatible device. Complete the activities along with the online games for a fun and interactive way to learn even more about water conservation and pollution prevention.

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This downloadable PDF features colorful artwork, entertaining games and activities, and expanded information to complete your understanding of electrical safety. Read on your own, with your class or with friends and family and get to know the Showdown at Dry Gulch.

Explore the Student Playbook


Dive into this colorful, illustrated e-book in the classroom or at home with friends and family. Students can read to themselves or with others, and younger students can use the read-along option.

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Graphic Novel

Flip through this colorful graphic novel for a new and engaging story. With fun artwork, entertaining characters and expanded information, The Aqua League graphic novel offers a page-turning experience.

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The Showdown at Dry Gulch smart speaker app will run on any Amazon or Google smart speaker or any device with the Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant app.

Simply say “Alexa, open Showdown at Dry Gulch” or “Hey Google, talk to Showdown at Dry Gulch” and have fun!

The Virginia Beach Department of Public Utilities wants to help you become a water conservation expert!

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