The Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Experiential Learning Lab
211 Entrepreneurship Lane
JA BizTown, MN 55104

Pentair Water Center

The Water Center supports the JA BizTown community's clean water needs by researching and creating a water filtration system and testing water quality. Employees will educate the community about water conservation, the global water crisis, and ways to save this valuable resource. Customers can purchase water yo-yos, water-based lava lamps, and water bracelets (debit cards only).

Jobs Available


  • Obtains bank loan
  • Signs Rental Agreement for business space
  • Supervises employees and oversees business operations
  • Signs all business payroll and expense checks
  • Prepares and gives speeches at Town Meetings
  • Works with employees to determine pricing of products
  • Assists with all business duties when employees are on break


  • Inputs and submits business loan to the bank
  • Inputs employee payroll information
  • Prints and distributes employee payroll checks
  • Prints and distributes business expense checks
  • Keeps all records of business expenses and payments
  • Makes business deposits at Bank
  • Signs business checks if CEO is not available


  • Learns how our water is treated to make it safe for drinking
  • Collects and tests the different sources of water in JA BizTown and their community for contaminants
  • Analyzes results and makes recommendations about treatment
  • Educates citizens about conserving water with a Quiz Game


  • Works with CEO to set prices of products
  • Sets up the POS system
  • Greets customers & accepts sales using the POS
  • Educates citizens about conserving water with a Quiz Game
  • Assists customers with Water Quiz Game and prizes


  • Learns about the Global Water Crisis
  • Designs and builds a water filtration system with materials provided for a needed community
  • Analyzes the results and makes a recommendation on how to create the best filter

You may enjoy working here if you like:

Clean water
Customer service