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Tours are a great educational experience! Sign up as a class group to tour of one of our Public Utilities facilities.
JG Beacham Water Treatment Plant
The journey of your drinking water is an interesting trip. Sign up for a tour of the JG Beacham Water Treatment Plant. Our skilled tour guides will walk you through the process of treating our drinking water.
The tour takes approximately an hour and are appropriate for adults and children third grade and up. Let us know in advance if you have a special interest in a particular component of water treatment. We will focus on what you are most interested in. School trips are available and include a water related program. Plan two hours for a combination tour and program.
Cedar Creek Water Reclamation Facility
Our Cedar Creek Water Reclamation Facility is now open for group tours! A biological treatment process is employed to treat the wastewater piped into the brand new facility. See how microorganisms are put into action, removing the organic materials from the wastewater to reclaim our water resources for further use.
The tour takes up to an hour and a half (depending on group size) and are appropriate for adults and children fourth grade and up. Let us know in advance if you have a special interest in a particular component of water reclamation. School groups are welcome.
Why Visit a Public Utilities Facility?
We are proud to showcase the new technological advances in the treatment of drinking water and wastewater. Those who visit a facility will:
- Gain an appreciation for and understanding of the processes used for treating our drinking water and wastewater,
- Learn about water conservation strategies and devices to maintain wise water use practices, and
- Discover job opportunities in the water utility, an area that will always be in demand due to our need for water.